[PHOTOS] Tears, drama as police arrest protesters in CBD

Police patrolled Nairobi streets during the #OccupyParliament protests.

In Summary
  • Police in plain clothes arrested protesters who were converging at various meeting points within the Central Business District.
A woman protesting over Nairobi demolitions being sent away by police officers on June 18, 2024
A woman protesting over Nairobi demolitions being sent away by police officers on June 18, 2024
Image: ENOS TECHE

There was drama and teargas at the Nairobi CBD when police officers arrested protesters during the #OccupyParliament protests.

The arrests happened in the Nairobi CBD on Tuesday.

Police in plain clothes arrested protesters who were converging at various meeting points within the Central Business District.

Kenyans who attempted to assemble outside the National Centre, National Archives, Kencom and Jeevanjee grounds were swiftly arrested.

The protest came ahead of the tabling of the Finance Bill, 2024 report by the National Assembly's Finance and Planning Committee.

A group of women protesting Nairobi demolitions along Parliament road were caught up in the fracas targeting Finance Bill protesters.

A group of women protesting over Nairobi demolition at Parliament buildings being arrested by police officers on June 18, 2024
A group of women protesting over Nairobi demolition at Parliament buildings being arrested by police officers on June 18, 2024
Image: ENOS TECHE
A woman protesting over Nairobi demolition at Parliament buildings taking cover after being teargassed by police officers on June 18, 2024
A woman protesting over Nairobi demolition at Parliament buildings taking cover after being teargassed by police officers on June 18, 2024
Image: ENOS TECHE
A man protesting arrested by police during their patrol in Nairobi streets on June 18, 2024
A man protesting arrested by police during their patrol in Nairobi streets on June 18, 2024
Image: ENOS TECHE
A woman protesting over Nairobi demolition at Parliament buildings being safeguarded after being teargassed by police officers on June 18, 2024
A woman protesting over Nairobi demolition at Parliament buildings being safeguarded after being teargassed by police officers on June 18, 2024
Image: ENOS TECHE
A woman protesting over Nairobi demolition at Parliament buildings being given water after being teargassed by police officers on June 18, 2024
A woman protesting over Nairobi demolition at Parliament buildings being given water after being teargassed by police officers on June 18, 2024
Image: ENOS TECHE
A man protesting arrested by police during their patrol in Nairobi streets on June 18, 2024
A man protesting arrested by police during their patrol in Nairobi streets on June 18, 2024
Image: ENOS TECHE
A woman protesting over Nairobi demolition being embraced after being teargassed by police officers on June 18, 2024
A woman protesting over Nairobi demolition being embraced after being teargassed by police officers on June 18, 2024
Image: ENOS TECHE
A group of women protesting over Nairobi demolition at Parliament buildings on June 18, 2024
A group of women protesting over Nairobi demolition at Parliament buildings on June 18, 2024
Image: ENOS TECHE
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