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BY NAMULONGO PETER.NAIROBI 12TH OCT 2017-The government has outlawed demonstrations in the central business district s of Nairobi ,Mombasa and Kisumu with immediate effect.Acting interior cabinet secretary Fred Matiang’i says such will not be allowed after NASA sanctioned demos led to destruction of innocent Kenyans properties.
In his statement to the press on Thursday at the Harambee house in Nairobi the CS also said plans are at an advanced stage to charge in court NASA Chief Executive Officer Norman Magaya who sought permission from the police to have a peaceful demonstrations in Nairobi only for the same to turn chaotic and be used to loot and destroy property.”We can not allow people hiding behind peaceful demonstration to steal and destroy property of innocent Kenyans”.said Matiang’i.
The CS who has assured Kenyans that the government is committed to providing security to each and everyone has urged anybody whose property was destroyed by the anti-IEBC demonstrations by NASA to report to the police immediately for necessary actions to be taken.
This comes just a day after the National Super Alliance NASA announced that its demonstrations aimed at pushing for reforms at the IEBC will now be held though the week countrywide starting next week.