Police warn of armed thugs stealing from motorists during heavy rain
29 April 2016, 19:13
Nairobi - Police have warned Nairobi motorists to be wary of armed thugs stealing during the heavy rains and subsequent heavy traffic jams.
The thugs, who have been taking advantage of the ongoing heavy rains have been hitting along Uhuru Highway, Mombasa Road, Forest Road as well as other feeder roads in the city.
Nairobi Police boss Japheth Koome told News24 that there have been a number of reports made by motorists and that Police are on the case.
" The case is being looked at but unfortunately the issue is true. We are taking steps to prevent it but urge motorists to close their doors and windows at all times," he stated.
The thugs, who are dressed in heavy coats and disguise as pedestrians have then been disappearing in traffic and into nearby thickets in the case of the smaller roads.
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