PROTECT VICTIMS TOO

Crime upsurge in Kenya can be stemmed by reforms

In Summary
  • Criminals know that they can perpetrate the most despicable acts against innocent victims and would be freed on bond, or bail, in a matter of days
  • They then use their freedom to intimidate victims and witnesses as they commit more crimes, secure in the knowledge that they will be released soon if caught

There is a joke that Kenyans are so used to crime they are not shocked by it anymore. There may be a grain of truth in the joke, given the general lack of outrage at the surge in serious crimes, and ...

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