Kenyan Gangs 'Terrorize' Residents

Security forces are on high alert after a series of attacks by thugs that have allegedly been harassing locals.

City residents terrorized by gangs.

  • Kenya:  Eastlands Residents Decry Trigger-Happy Gang

    The Star, 17 December 2012

    Residents in Umoja are accusing police of laxity in addressing the rising cases of insecurity. They claim that the trigger happy youth have been terrorizing them for the past one ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Amagoro Gang Steals Matatu, Drugs

    The Star, 17 December 2012

    TWO armed gangsters stole a matatu after drugging a watchman in Amagoro town at the weekend. The 65-year-old watchman, Omonya Emojong, said two men approached him outside an ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Gang of Four Kills Two Men in Kyuso

    The Star, 14 December 2012

    Two men in Kyuso district have been shot dead by unknown assailants. The two were killed at 6pm on Jamhuri Day. Kyuso DC Peter Maina said the men were shot dead at Mandongoi ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Nameless Dismisses 'Robbery With Violence' Story As Exaggeration

    The Star, 14 December 2012

    Nameless has dismissed claims that he was violently robbed last Sunday in Dandora. The singer, who had gone to perform at Jimnah Mbaru's campaign tour, admits that rowdy youth ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Stolen World Vision Car Found

    The Star, 14 December 2012

    Police in Makueni have recovered one of the two vehicles stolen from Makueni World Vision offices in Wote town on Wednesday night.TheLand Cruisers were stolen from the parking by ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Disctrict Commissioner Pledge on Rising Crime

    The Star, 12 December 2012

    Murang'a South DC Ali Muktar has said the government is working to tackle rising crime in the area, which has witnessed a spate of abductions in the recent past. read more »

  • Kenya:  Night Guard Hacked to Death in Machakos Bar Robbery

    The Star, 12 December 2012

    Armed gangsters raided a bar in Machakos town, killed the night watchman before escaping with Sh105,000. The thugs are said to have posed as patrons at Boma bar and hid in the ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Coast Police Station Attackers to Be Shot

    The Star, 12 December 2012

    Coast police chief has vowed to deal decisively with illegal groups targeting police. Aggrey Adoli said any group attempting to attack a police station will be shot. read more »

  • Kenya:  Mob Lynches Naromoru Goat Thief

    The Star, 12 December 2012

    A man was on Monday night lynched by a mob following a foiled attempt to steal goats from a homestead in Narumoru town. Macharia Njoki, 27, was cornered by the angry villagers as ... read more »

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