Six people arrested in connection with Uber attacks
26 March 2016, 20:41
Nairobi – Six people assumed to be a part of a gang have been arrested
in connection with the recent attacks on Uber taxis.
According to the Daily Nation they were apprehended early hours of
Saturday morning about to commit a crime.
boss, Japheth Koome said that he will not tolerate illegal acitivity
despite the tension between Uber drivers and the taxi association.
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claims 139 lives in Busia County in 2015.
When driver service Uber launched
in Kenya's tech-savvy capital, it was eagerly welcomed by many in Nairobi.
But the taxi app has faced a violent backlash from traditional cab
drivers angry at the new competition, with Uber drivers and cars attacked.
An Uber driver, Martin said he had a few guys blocking him from exiting and landed up slashing his tyres.
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