Rowdy demonstrators  Block Meru-Maua highway

Rowdy demonstrators Block Meru-Maua highway

BY UPESINEWS CORRESPONDENT,MERU,24TH JUNE,2017-Normal operations on Meru-Maua highway were paralyzed for the better part of Saturady afternoon  after agitated demonstrators  protested about what they called hard economic times.

The demonstrators barricated the bussy highway burning old tyers and  blocking the highway with huge stones.

They who spoke to upesinews on the condition of anonymity have lamented about the hash economic times and want the Jubilee government to addresse the situation as soon as possible.

Police officers intervene to chase away protestors.

The move occurs as  president Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto campaigned in the county.UPESINEWS.CO.KE has  established that demonstrators who are residents of the county who  were expressing displeasure with the high cost of living and  economic challenges they are facing.

Police officers were called in  to calm the situation  and bring harmony with some demonstrators vowing to continue with the same until their issues are addressed.

 

 

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