The hawkers hawkers were ambushed by officers on the patrol while transporting water to the nearest Highrise estate were they sale between Ksh 50 and 70 respectively to those who cannot carry water.
Those also affected are hawkers who sale water without Nairobi Company miter robbing Nairobi County thousands of shillings.
At Soweto area those without miters were arrested and later freed for unknown reason, while hawkers chart were impounded by the Council officers but also freed them.
Kibera iridescence and some parts of Langata had been experiencing water shortage since Xmas and new years festival without proper explanation from the Nairobi Water company
When contacted the officers said water hawkers who are disconnecting pipes are the ones who are generating shortage of water in Kibera and some parts of Langata adding that majority of water hawkers in Kibera use fake pipes and nothing is paid to the Nairobi water company
Hawkers buy water in Kibera slum at Ksh 3 and sale them at Highrise for Ksh 60 or 70 shillings and yet they pay nothing to Nairobi Water company
Residence are worried that unless something is done there life is in danger because those hawkers disconnect pipes at night allowing some dirty elements inside
At the same time appealed to Nairobi Water Company to make sure that those arrested are taken to because majority of them are freed after paying back door fine