Report says 14 criminal gangs operate in Nairobi
04 September 2013, 12:36
Nairobi - A new report by the National Crime Research Centre says that there are up to 14 criminal gangs operating in Nairobi.
According to the report, the gangs operate in areas where police rarely patrol and exhort money from victims, provide security, mobilize people to attend political rallies, resolve disputes, and also illegally provide water and electricity, The Standard reports.
Among the gangs that operate in Kibera slums include Yes We Can, J-10, Kamkunji Pressure Group, Siafu, Kibera Batallion and Nubians.
Others are Kamkunji Boys in Kamkunji area, Munyipi in Mathare, Super Power in Eastleigh, Kenya Youth Alliance, Taliban in Kayole and Dandora, Jeshi La Wazee in Kangemi, Kamjeshi in Eastlands, Al-Shabaab, Jeshi La Embakasi, and Mungiki.
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