Many people are now feeling insecure due to the increase in number of criminal activities around them especially within Nairobi. In the last two weeks, cases have been reported of people being robbed and stabbed to death and all their properties taken away by robbers.
Following this, National police Service yesterday on 14th, November released a list of hotspot areas within and out of Nairobi that you need to be aware of. NPS stated in their statement that the robbers are targeting pedestrians, businesses and m-pesa.
The hotspot areas you should avoid at all costs include:
Thika highway, along the Drive-in flyover to KCA, KCA underpass and Total exit. The areas if Globe cinema and Kipande road were also listed as hotspot areas.
Other places also on the list include the areas of ABC and Kangemi along Waiyaki way and parts of CBD which include River road, National Archives,Kirinyaga road and Fig tree.
The NPS also recommended some precautions to help the public stay safe. They advised the public to be aware of their surrounding, take note of parked cars and strangers loitering around them and most importantly to avoid walking alone especially in the darkness.
"Try as much as possible to get home before dark," the statement emphasized.
The public is also advised to avoid operating their mobile phones,tablets and laptops when they are on traffic. You are also advised to avoid carrying your ATM card when it is not necessary and also to avoid depositing huge amount of money while in the CBD as this will help you not to lose many properties.
In case you found yourself in such a situation ,you are advised to cooperate with the robbers to avoid losing your life. There after you can contact NPS via this contact for you to be assisted 0203556771.
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