Over 200 boda boda riders arrested after assault of female motorist in city

Over 200 boda boda riders arrested after assault of female motorist in city

BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,8TH MARCH,2022-Police have arrested over 200 riders in Nairobi CBD as crack down on the sector intensifies following sexual assault of female motorist along Wangari Maathai road.

Police IG Hillary Mutyambai announced this on Tuesday.

The number increased from 32. Over 12 motorcycles have been detained.

Earlier, police said only 16 had been identified and linked to the attack on the woman.

The men were Tuesday expected in court where police planned to make a miscellaneous application to detain them as they investigate claims of sexual assault and robbery with violence.

The incident happened on March 4 when a female motorist who was driving from Gigiri area to Parklands was involved in an accident with a bodaboda rider at Barabara Tano junction.

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