Police warn Kenyans against defying curfew orders and COVID-19 rules
The National Police Service carried out surveillance across the country ahead of Christmas day to ensure quick response to security incidents and traffic snarl ups.
A flight above the Nairobi Mombasa high way on board the police helicopter assigned to conduct aerial surveillance, showed a free flowing highway, as opposed to the situation last year, on a day like this
Upon touch down Police Spokesman Charles Owino together with Coast Regional Commander Gabriel Musau assured Kenyans of their security calling on them to celebrate responsibly.
“I’ll not give an open cheque curfew time is 10 please make sure at 10 you are at home,” said Owino. “We have adequately deployed to ensure no incidents are reported this time, we are here to prevent crime from happening.”
The police also called on Kenyans to observe regulations on COVID-19 prevention set by the Ministry of Health
The situation was the same in Baringo where Area County Commissioner Henry Wafula called on motorists to exercise caution. The Nairobi Nakuru highway was however not as smooth as the Nairobi–Mombasa High way.
A huge traffic snarl up was witnessed at the Gilgil weigh bridge, motorists finding themselves stuck on the railway as they sought alternative routes to beat the traffic jam that extended kilometers on end.