Kenya Railways Corporation has announced that any person guilty for blocking a train will be liable for a 10 year jail term. “The corporation wishes to advise the public to exercise caution and high alert while crossing railway lines,” KRC statement read.
According to KRC Act( Cap 397) under section 66.
“it is a major offence for any person who unlawfully does any act to obstruct the working of a train or vehicle of the Corporation which endangers or might endanger the life of any person; or damages and in any way interferes with any train, vehicle, signal, rails, sleeper, beacon or other property of the Corporation in any manner that shall endanger the life of any person, shall be guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years”.
The statement comes barely days after a train in nanyuki hit a moving truck ferrying crates of soda.
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