Boda boda drivers protests after recent deaths of colleagues
13 April 2016, 16:29
Kwale – After the recent
death of five boda boda drivers in three months a riot by other operators has commenced
in Diani and Kinondo.
According to Citizen TV it
is alleged that killer gangs are attacking drivers in the dead of night
stealing their motorcycles.
Diani Assistant County
Commissioner, Penina Mwaka reported that the attackers use guns and acid to
kill the cyclists.
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Chairman of boda boda operators in the area, Hassan Mwatenga slammed
the police for not doing enough saying their investigations lead to nowhere.
However police commissioner
said at times the boda boda drivers don’t report the crimes to the police.
The most affected areas are
Congo, Kibundani, Mabokoni and Darad.
Meanwhile three men were
shot dead after a botched robbery on Monday evening.
They had stolen Sh55 000
from businessman who had notified the police and intercepted the trio.
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