11PM CURFEW

Bunyala holiday curfew, stepped up patrols

Administrator says anyone found loitering past 11pm will be arrested

In Summary

• There has been a spate of crimes at Budalangi trading centre where robbers have been breaking into shops. 

• Official says gangs planning to cause trouble during festivities will be arrested. 

Bunyala Deputy County Commissioner Jacob Ruto speaks to the Star on November 28
NO LOITERING: Bunyala Deputy County Commissioner Jacob Ruto speaks to the Star on November 28
Image: GILBERT OCHIENG

An 11pm curfew has been imposed in Bunyala trading centres and police patrols will be intensified during the festive season.

Bunyala deputy county commissioner Jacob Ruto said anybody found loitering at various trading centres past 11pm risks being arrested and charged.

He said police patrols will be intensified.

Speaking to the Star at his office on Thursday, Ruto assured residents that measures have been put in place to arrest anybody planning to cause trouble and commit a crime.

“Security patrols will be stepped up to ensure criminal gangs before, during and after the Christmas festivities are brought to book and prosecuted," he said.

The DCC’s assurance followed a  recent spate of crimes at Budalangi trading centre where robbers have been breaking into shops.

Edited by R.Wamochie