138 People Arrested For Violating COVID-19 Regulations in This County
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At least 138 people including bar owners have been arrested followings a night raid by Police in Kisumu. Among those who were apprehended during the raid were those who were found along the the streets of Oginga Odinga, Makasembo, Jomo Kenyatta and Tom Mboya streets.
According to Karanja Muiruri, who is the commandant police , Nyanza revealed the all of them are locked up at the central police station, as they await for the law to take its course.
At least 138 people Arrested for violating curfew in Kisumu. [PHOTO|COURTESY
According to a local daily, an officer who couldn’t want to reveal his name on condition of anonymity, revealed that the raid started at 2130hours.
Previously, last Thursday, at least 190 people were arrested by police in the Kenya's capital for flouting Covid-19 measures.
Among those who are arrested, find themselves at the wrong side of the law by not observing the curfew hours, not wearing masks and others in pubs, as revealed by Nairobi Commissioner, James Kianda.
Police Commandant, Joshua Ngetich, led a group of over twenty officers drawn from the Quick Response Team and general duty officers from Kondele and Central police station.
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