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Four Pangani Traffic Police Caught Collecting Bribes By Force Matatus Along Pangani Road

Four Pangani traffic police caught collecting bribes by force from matatus along Pangani Road, Nairobi County.

According to a motorist who sought anonymity, said the officers extort bribes by force when lights are red and if you don’t give them they arrest you plus the vihecle.

Nairobi County Police Commander James Nyamawi confirmed the incident said they are aware of the latest report.

Nyamawi said they were tipped-off by a motorist who was arrested for flouting 10pm-4am curfew and was freed after being robbed Kshs3000.

Motorist plying Pangani Road heading to town are now advised to divert to Thika Road to avoid refrain from such illegal arrest.

The police boss confirmed that the latest report comes only a day when two six plain clothed policemen were captured in CCTV camera arresting touts, idlers and extorting money from motorists at kahawa wendani bridge, Nairobi County.

Nyamawi said that they are investigating the Monday morning incident, asserting that any officer who will fall a trap in the alleged illegal practices that are against the National Police Service Act, will have themselves to blame.

Pangani motorist are complaining that the exercise has been going on for about a week, blaming the inspector general of police fir failing in his mandate to take stern action against such culprits.

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James Nyamawi Nairobi County Nyamawi Pangani Pangani Road

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