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One Killed, Another Injured by Police Land Cruiser in Lamu

User A passenger died on the spot while the rider of the motorbike they were travelling in escaped with serious injuries when they were hit by a police land cruiser in Lamu over the weekend. Speaking to Opera News Hub, Lamu County Police Commander, Moses Murithi confirmed that the accident occurred on the main highway along the Mokowe-Hindi Road at the Kenya Forest Research Institute (KEFRI) Junction.

  5 months ago ago
One Killed, Another Injured by Police Land Cruiser in Lamu

SOCIETY

23-Year-Old Bodaboda Rider Dies On The Spot After Motorcycle Rams Into Vehicle in Lamu

User A 23-year-old boda boda rider has died on the spot after his motorcyle ramed into vehicle in Lamu. Abdallah Mwenye lost his life when his motorcycle collided head on with the speeding vehicle as he tried to navigate a sharp bend at Mainguvu near CN Junction along the Mapenya-Mpeketoni road. Lamu County Police Commander Moses Murithi confirmed the accident saying police were already at the scene. Mr Murithi called on cyclists, drivers and other road users to observe keenness while operating on the roads

  1 year ago ago
23-Year-Old Bodaboda Rider Dies On The Spot After Motorcycle Rams Into Vehicle in Lamu

SPORTS

Panic as Boat Bursts Into Flames With People on Board -VIDEO

Boat on Fire at past Source/Courtesy The boat was ferrying khat when it burst into flames at a place called Kui located few kilometres from Lamu County in the coast region. According to Citizen TV, two people who onboard escaped death by a whisker. The TV station reported on Saturday afternoon that two people were seriously injured after a boat they were transporting miraa in caught fire in the Indian Ocean in Kui area a few kilometres from Kiunga in Lamu County. The two were from Mokowe and were transporting

  1 year ago ago
Panic as Boat Bursts Into Flames With People on Board -VIDEO

CRIME

Police Gun Down Machete-Wielding Gang Member in Lamu

User Police in Lamu have launched a manhunt for one of the gangsters who escaped after their attempt to attack two police constables at Siyu Village backfired. During the incident which occurred at around 8.30pm on Thursday, one of the gangsters was shot dead by the police while an officer sustained serious head and wrist injuries after he was cut with a panga. A police report privy to Opera News Hub on Friday revealed that Police Constables Mathew Kiprono and Sila Amala both attached to the Siyu Police Post

  1 year ago ago
Police Gun Down Machete-Wielding Gang Member in Lamu

COVID

Breaking: Bodaboda Rider Who Married Class 3 Pupil Arrested

Handcuffed suspected escorted to a police car. Photo | Courtesy Police in Lamu West are holding and interrogating a 20-year-old man for allegedly marrying a class three pupil, contary to the law. Lamu County Police Commander Moses Murithi said Wanje Kaingu has been cohabiting with the minor aged 12 years for over a week at his house in Witu village.  "We arrested him following a tip off from suspicious members of the public who grew concerned after the girl disappeared from her nearby home," the police boss

  1 year ago ago
Breaking: Bodaboda Rider Who Married Class 3 Pupil Arrested

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Lamu Police Probe KDF Soldier Alleged to Have Married KCPE Candidate

User Police in Lamu have launched investigations over an incident where a Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) soldier working in the area is alleged to have eloped with a Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidate and defiled her. Lamu County Police Commander Moses Murithi says they will not leave any stone unturned until truth prevails over the matter. Mr Murithi has talked tough on those involving themselves in sexual relations with minors, insisting that dire consequences will befall them. He called on

  1 year ago ago
Lamu Police Probe KDF Soldier Alleged to Have Married KCPE Candidate

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Five Questioned in Relation to the Latest Lamu Attack That Left Six Dead

Security agencies in Lamu are grilling five suspects who were recently nabbed in connection with the murders of six people in Widho village, Mkunumbi Ward, Lamu West, on Sunday night. Over five houses were also reduced to ashes in the 10pm raid believed to have been undertaken by Al-Shabaab terrorists.

  4 months ago ago
Five Questioned in Relation to the Latest Lamu Attack That Left Six Dead

CRIME

Bodaboda Rider Arrested for Marrying a Class 3 pupil

Wanje Kaingu Ngowa, a 20-year-old man has been arrested by the Lamu police officers after being alleged to have married a minor who is in class three. The suspect who is a bodaboda operator is said to have stayed with the minor for almost a week. Reports indicate that the girl who was living alone after her mother left her behind and went to King Fahad Hospital where she was nursing a sick relative. Since the girl’s mother was not around, the alleged suspect took advantage of the situation as he used to take

  1 year ago ago
Bodaboda Rider Arrested for Marrying a Class 3 pupil

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Investigations Begin For Man Who Flew Suspicious Drone Above Police Station in Lamu

User Police in Lamu have begun interrogations for a man arrested after flying a suspicious drone above a police station in the region. The middle-aged man of Kenyan Citizen was nabbed on Friday at around 7.30pm as he flew the drone within Tchundwa Police Post in Lamu East. The motive behind the incident is yet to be established. Lamu Police Commander Moses Murithi told Opera News Hub that the suspect will be presented in court any time once investigations are completed. Shortly after the man was arrested, he

  1 year ago ago
Investigations Begin For Man Who Flew Suspicious Drone Above Police Station in Lamu

CRIME

Man Marries class 3 pupil

A man in lamu county has been arrested by police for allegy msarying a 12 year old girl. The suspect, Wanje Kaingu Ngowa, a bodaboda rider is said to have married and stayed with the girl for almost a week in his house The girls mother left her behind as she to nurse a sick relative at king fahad hospital while the father had died a while ago. Nyumba kumi officials had lounched a search for the girl after she went missing.The suspect who used to frequent the girl bringing her food took advantage of the situation

  1 year ago ago
Man Marries class 3 pupil

CRIME

Police Arrest Two M-Pesa Fraudsters in Mpeketoni, Lamu

User Police in Lamu have arrested two suspected mobile money transfer fraudsters who tried to steal from an M-Pesa agent at Mpeketoni Town on Friday. Lamu County Police Commander Moses Murithi said the two identified as Benson Chiranira and Peter Baya were in the process of conning the M-Pesa operator of her cash before she raised the alarm and subsequently led to their arrest. Mr Murithi said the two are currently being held at the Mpeketoni Police Station for further interrogation before they are presented

  1 year ago ago
Police Arrest Two M-Pesa Fraudsters in Mpeketoni, Lamu

CRIME

Bodaboda Operator Arrested By Police For Marrying A Class 3 Pupil

The COVID-19 situation in the country has come along with a myriad of challenges for the girl child ranging from physical and emotional abuse to some of them exchanging sexual activities for money to purchase basic needs like food and sanitary pads This led to president Uhuru Kenyatta to issue a presidential directive to the agencies responsible to bring the perpetrators to book so as to tame the increasing cases of sexual exploitation of young girls The Daily Nation reports another heartbreaking incident involving

  1 year ago ago
Bodaboda Operator Arrested By Police For Marrying A Class 3 Pupil

CRIME

Man Who Slashed His Daughter in Lamu on the Run

A man who is alleged to have slashed and injured his 14-year-old daughter using a panga after finding her communicating with her boyfriend in a bush is being hunted by police officers in Lamu. The man who is said to be a Hindi could not hold on to his temper after spotting his daughter flirting with her boyfriend. His father immediately descended with kicks and blows and slashed her using a panga. Her boyfriend luckily managed to escape from the scene. The father injured her on the head, legs, and hands.

  1 year ago ago
Man Who Slashed His Daughter in Lamu on the Run

CRIME

Man Arrested For Allegedly Marrying a Class Three Pupil

A police Motor vehicle. Photo Courtesy A 20-year old man have been arrested after he allegedly married s class three pupil in Witu division Lamu county. The neighbours who spoke to Nation stated that, the man by the name Wanje Kaingu Ngowa used to frequent the victims home to give her food stuffs. The 12 Year old girl was left with her siblings by their mother at home and went to take care of an ailing relative at King Farad hospital. That's when the man took advantage of her. After the girl was reported missing,

  1 year ago ago
Man Arrested For Allegedly Marrying a Class Three Pupil

SOCIETY

Al-Shabaab Attack Repulsed In Lamu

User Police have aborted an attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants who ambushed a Border Patrol Unit (RBU) vehicle between Nyongoro and Lango la Simba on Sunday. Lamu Police Commander Moses Murithi said the attack was conducted by the heavily armed terrorists at around 11.15am. The BPU vehicle was carrying about ten police officers and was heading from the front, escorting passenger buses from Lamu to Gamba before the militants laid the ambush. “I want to confirm that a BPU vehicle from Milhoi camp, while

  1 year ago ago
Al-Shabaab Attack Repulsed In Lamu

CRIME

Bodaboda Rider Arrested for Marrying a Class 3 pupil

Wanje Kaingu Ngowa, a 20-year-elderly person has been captured by the Lamu cops in the wake of being affirmed to have hitched a minor who is in class three. The presume who is a bodaboda administrator is said to have remained with the minor for nearly 7 days. Reports demonstrate that the young lady who was living alone after her mom deserted her and went to King Fahad Hospital where she was nursing a wiped out family member. Since the young lady's mom was nowhere to be found, the supposed suspect exploited the

  1 year ago ago
Bodaboda Rider Arrested for Marrying a Class 3 pupil

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Kenyans React After Lamu Police Arrest Man For Dressing In Full Woman Attire

Kenyans have this morning expressed their views on news that have gone viral on social media involving a controversial man in coast. According to The Star newspaper the 35 years old man has been put behind bars for his dressing in ladies attire upto the last details. The guy by name Mutahi wahome was nabbed roaming around during curfew hours in Bajuri area of Lamu Island wearing on a Buibui and carrying handbag like a Slayqueen, by officers on patrol.

  10 months ago ago
Kenyans React After Lamu Police Arrest Man For Dressing In Full Woman Attire

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Police Rescues Class 7 Girl From Early Marriage, Arrests A 40-year-old Man

Lamu County has been on the police radar for quite some times now given that the number of rape cases and early marriages have been on the rise in the region. These cases have affected the school going children especially girls who are living in fear of early marriages or Defilement. News reaching our desk is that Lamu police have apprehended a 40year old man thereby rescuing a standard seven girl who had been married off to him. According to Lamu County police boss Moses Murithi, they revived an anonymous tip-off

  1 year ago ago
Police Rescues Class 7 Girl From Early Marriage, Arrests A 40-year-old Man

CRIME

Lamu Man Killed by Angry Villagers as Attempt to Rape Woman Backfires

User Police in Lamu have cautioned residents against taking the law into their hands. This follows an incident where a 24-year-old man was lynched by an angry mob as he attempted to rape a woman in Matondoni Village in Lamu on Wednesday evening. Speaking to Opera News Hub on the phone on Thursday, Lamu County Police Commander Moses Murithi said investigations have already been launched over the incident. Mr Murithi said the man was slashed with machetes on the head, chest and limbs before he was left for the

  1 year ago ago
Lamu Man Killed by Angry Villagers as Attempt to Rape Woman Backfires

CRIME

See The County In Kenya Known For Committing Incest As Compared To Other Counties

Incest is the act of having sexual relationship with your close relative.This may happen between abrother and sister, afather and daughter,mother and son or cousin to cousin.It is highly prohibited in most countries and also biblically.In most traditions, incest is very much forbidden and those found practising it are normal punished or chased away from the society. Well, in Kenya over the past years incest has risen with people forcing themselves either on their daughters, aunties, mothers or even to their

  1 year ago ago
See The County In Kenya Known For Committing Incest As Compared To Other Counties