111 vehicles impounded after strike

What you need to know:

  • The Traffic Act outlaws obstruction or abandoning a vehicle on a road and empowers the court to fine a first offender Sh50,000 or a year in jail
  • As inconvenienced Kenyans trooped to railway stations to catch the train to work, General Service Unit officers were sent to beef up the Railway Police Unit

More than 100 matatus were impounded and 33 drivers arrested for violating traffic laws after Wednesday’s strike in Nairobi.

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