Alert is sounded in Nairobi over criminals among them students selling stolen books and other School properties.
trade had become normal in Nairobi during xmas holiday when students
who had finished both class 8 and form four sold there text books and
those belonging to there former schools.
According to check up
students who write examination recently are selling there books and
other properties including uniforms to street hawkers and in slum with
the major objective of rising money for xmas holidays and video.
parent told media that his child had sold most of his books including
his brothers after his last paper in the just ended examination
Those also selling stolen textbooks are poorly paid teachers from them slum based schools among others.
A chief from KIBRA Patrick Adira had warn book dealers against buying
books and uniform from students, adding that both sallers and buyers
will face the law when the matter are reported to his office,
the trade Schools in Nairobi had warns parents against buying used
books because majority of them are stolen,because next year no child
will be allowed to use stamped book in school next year.
The habit is likely going to affect both Schools and parents because they are forced to buy new books when the schools open.
from students and teachers selling stolen books criminals are reported
to be reproducing text books which they sale cheaply on the city