[PHOTOS] Crackdown on boda bodas intensifies in Kisumu

So far over 50 bodaboda operators have been arrested in Kisumu.

In Summary

• More than 300 motorbikes have been impounded.

• In Trans Nzoia, over 43 boda boda riders were on Thursday arrested.

Crackdown on rogue bodaboda operators intensified in Kisumu as more than 300 motorbikes impounded, over 50 riders arrested.
Crackdown on rogue bodaboda operators intensified in Kisumu as more than 300 motorbikes impounded, over 50 riders arrested.
Image: MAURICE ALAL

Police in Kisumu have intensified the crackdown on rogue boda boda operators. More than 300 motorbikes were confiscated in the operation.

This follows President Uhuru Kenyatta's directive to restore sanity in the sector after last Friday’s incident where a group of rogue riders attacked and molested a female driver in Nairobi.

Crackdown on rogue bodaboda operators intensified in Kisumu as more than 300 motorbikes impounded, over 50 riders arrested.
Crackdown on rogue bodaboda operators intensified in Kisumu as more than 300 motorbikes impounded, over 50 riders arrested.
Image: MAURICE ALAL

So far over 50 boda boda operators have been arrested in the ongoing crackdown in Kisumu.

In Trans Nzoia, over 43 boda boda riders were on Thursday arrested by Kitale police.

Crackdown on rogue bodaboda operators intensified in Kisumu as more than 300 motorbikes impounded, over 50 riders arrested.
Crackdown on rogue bodaboda operators intensified in Kisumu as more than 300 motorbikes impounded, over 50 riders arrested.
Image: MAURICE ALAL

Trans Nzoia West Deputy County Police Commander (DCPC) Peter Lobolia said the suspects will be arraigned.

"We have 43 riders in our custody," Lobolia said.

43 motorcycles were also seized in the operation.

Crackdown on rogue bodaboda operators intensified in Kisumu as more than 300 motorbikes impounded, over 50 riders arrested.
Crackdown on rogue bodaboda operators intensified in Kisumu as more than 300 motorbikes impounded, over 50 riders arrested.
Image: MAURICE ALAL
Bodaboda operators who have been arrested during the ongoing crackdown in Kisumu.
Bodaboda operators who have been arrested during the ongoing crackdown in Kisumu.
Image: MAURICE ALAL
Bodaboda operators who have been arrested during the ongoing crackdown in Kisumu.
Bodaboda operators who have been arrested during the ongoing crackdown in Kisumu.
Image: MAURICE ALAL
Nyanza Regional Police commander Karanja Muiruri with Regional Traffic officer Mwangi Ng'ang'a during the crackdown in Kisu
Nyanza Regional Police commander Karanja Muiruri with Regional Traffic officer Mwangi Ng'ang'a during the crackdown in Kisu
Image: MAURICE ALAL

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