Nyamira police arrest 35 traffic offenders in crackdown

police officer verifies the validity of a driving license at the Oyugis-Nyamira junction. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • They were apprehended on Sunday and Monday during a crackdown in Keroka and Sironga, led by Commissioner of Police Ligalla Opiyo.
  • Most of the vehicles that were impounded and towed to the Keroka station had expired insurance stickers.
  • Majority of the public service vehicles (PSVs) that were impounded were found to be unroadworthy, with invalid inspection certificates and without insurance.
  • Police raised concern about an increase in the number of Probox cars operating as PSVs despite a ban by the national government.

More than 35 motorists and boda boda operators have been arrested in Nyamira County as police enforce a government directive for strict compliance with traffic laws during the festive season.

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