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victim of motorbike incident in Kibera slum dies as rival groups create zoning
FRANCIS ILAHAKAi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
5:35 PM (0 minutes ago)
It happens like 19 century classic and within 15 minutes residence of Kibera slumin Nairobi were counting destruction and one dead.
Saturday morning will remains history as the day when armed youth armed with axe and hammers took over control of Soweto splinting motorbike oil tank and setting them on fire as the owners run for saferty.
According to the witness the group arrived at the venue of the srime singing and without saying any word three motorbike one on fire as the owners beg for mercy.
Before the action they sate on one of the ride with pangas and axe ling him seriously injured but later dies while receiving medical care
The victim was accused of stealing motorbike belonging to the rival group and after taking back the bike which they recovered from him they beat him and sate fire on the nearest motorbike.
On seeying danger the riders speed off to the nearest Soweto police post but it was too latebecause by the time over three motorbike were on fire and numerous destroyed by splinting oile tank, they were luck because most of the tanks were emperty which so only seat being destroyed by fire.
The angry incident which motorbike ride in shock happen few meters from post post.
One of those whose motorbike were razed by fire told media that he boughtit on December 26 to be destroyed seven days later.
Each group accused each other of stealing motorbike from the area and selling them to other parts of the Country and warns that those behing the business will lost there motorbike by fire and themselves beaten up.
Following the incident the rival groups had create zoning in the slum which is likely going to affect the business.
Both riders and villagers blamed the police of not taking action on time because the tenting was in the slum one week earlier.