On Wednesday, November 16, police on patrol in Nairobi city captured three gang members who had been harassing the Nairobi citizens.
Vincent Ndiritu, Kelvin Maina, and Daniel Mwangi were named as the suspects by the police. According to the police report, the three culprits are all between the ages of 20 and 25.
The renowned criminals were stopped by the police while riding a motorcycle registration number KMFG 511T.
Two sharp knives and two sharp spoons, all made of metal around 15 centimeters in length, were among the rudimentary weapons found on the three.
Authorities made the arrest as part of a stepped-up effort to stop criminal gangs from intimidating residents of Nairobi and the surrounding area.
The National Police Service has designated high-crime areas, including the KCA underpass where the arrests were conducted.
Crime is also prevalent in the areas of River Road, the Central Business District (CBD), the Archives, Kirinyaga Road, Fig Tree, ABC Place, and Kangemi as well as the Globe Cinema, Kipande Road, Thika highway, Drive-In overpass to Kenya College of Accountancy (KCA).
President William Ruto issued an order from the State House to send more specialized police units from the capital’s General Service Unit (GSU) and Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU) to those areas to fight crime.