Migori bodaboda riders, taxi drivers clash over parking

Bodaboda riders protesting over parking space in Migori town on January 25, 2019. There has been tension between the riders and taxi drivers in the town over parking slots. PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • Tension between the two groups has been simmering for three months after parking lots were re-organised.
  • Taxi drivers and boda boda riders were moved from the busy Kisii-Migori-Isebania highway.
  • The confrontation forced police officers to fire in the air and throw teargas in a bid to disperse the riders.

Police in Migori town have been forced to fire in the air to disperse a group of angry bodaboda riders who were confronting taxi drivers as the two groups fought over parking space.

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