Landlords given 2 weeks ultimatum to register their tenants
05 February 2014, 13:25
Mombasa - Security chiefs in Kisauni district, Mombasa County, are on high alert following the Majengo riots that left two people dead on Sunday.
Speaking on the sidelines of a security meeting with landlords at Mkomani show grounds, Kisauni security chair, Tom Anjere said all security apparatus are on top gear to contain any insecurity incident.
“We have ensured that security is maintained. We will not allow anybody to destroy our peace,”said Anjere.
Kisauni district, which is listed among the top hotspots of insecurity has been on the spotlight over insecurity.
Anjere said Kisaui district crime incidents have gone down in the last one month, courtesy of the Nyumba Kumi initiative.
He said that Kisauni residents have embraced the Nyumba Kumi initiative to curb crime in the district.
The security committee also issued an ultimatum to landlords to register their clients two weeks lest they face a tough penalty.
He said it is only through the Nyumba Kumi initiative that criminals can be easily identified by the locals themselves.
“We have given them two weeks to collect forms to register their clients, after that we will start a crackdown to look for those who will not have complied to that,” he said.
During the meeting with landlords, Anjere who is also the Kisauni Deputy Commissioner warned that the police will carry out a door to door crackdown on landlords who will not have registered their tenants.
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