Over 80 families were left homeless over the weekend when thieves sate blaze there structures on fire in Kibera slum after robbery attempt fails
According to the villagers the group broke into the house when there
owner was away during weekend and carried avery thing everything away
forcing awoman to rise alarm which angared them to sate the structures
The fire whose substance was not yet estableshed
razed the building to ground destroying properties worth thousands of
shilling but no serious injury was reported.
It is belived
that the youth were targetting boda boda ride who oparate from city
center Mr Isack Nyamau who was away during the incident which shovked
line saba residence and it was his wife who rise the larm.
to the media and the scene who said that he was away but his wife tried
to make acall provocking the thief to sate structures on fire and that
it was for the second time in there effort to take hise boda boda.
added that on realizing his wife was making acall inside they shouted
mjinaga mbona wapiga simu mutakufa wote as they sate blaze.
The mid night fire in the area was the second in the span of two weeks last wek there was fire in the area.
area MC Mourice Akuk visited the area and donated Ksh 20,000 to the
victims whose properties were consumed by fire and the most affected
were School kids who books were note spared.
Speaking at the
venue Mr Akuk appealed to the villagers to flatten some of there
structures in order to pave way for road so that fire engine can get
through during the fire, because during last night fire the engine
arrived on time but no road.
He also condemend the incident and appealed to the villagers to report the suspects in the area to police officers.