Nairobi's 3 most dangerous gangs named
23 February 2016, 17:23
Nairobi - Nairobi's three most dangerous gangs have been named.
Gaza gang, which operates in Kayole is the most dangerous.
Superpower in Eastleigh and 40
Brothers, based in Umoja and Kariobangi areas, have been named as the most dangerous
gangs in the city.
" The three are the ones most named by respondents and police as being behind the biggest crimes in the City," the report said.
The survey was conducted by the University of Edinburgh, the Danish Institute
Against Torture and the Independent Medico Legal Unit.
It was released on
Tuesday and indicates that gangs and police were responsible for 43 per cent
and 25 per cent of violence in slums respectively.
The findings come just a few weeks after the police sounded the
alarm over the rising number of criminal gangs who operate using social
media platforms like WhatsApp and Facebook to coordinate criminal
“Organised criminal gangs were responsible
for violence ranging from robbery, beating, killing, shooting and
beating while police officers were majorly blamed for beatings and
harassment linked to extortion,” the report said.
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