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Likoni MP says coastal girls being lured to crime and terror groups

By Maureen D Ongala | Published Wed, April 11th 2018 at 00:00, Updated April 10th 2018 at 21:25 GMT +3
MPs Mishi Mboko(Likoni) , Simon Ng’ang’a (Ruiru)and Teddy Mwambire(Ganze) during the opening of a dormitory at St Thomas girls secondary school in Kilifi North Constituency on Saturday April,7,2018. Mishi Mboko called upon the girls to be careful of criminal gangs targeting them. [Maureen Ongala,Standard]

Likoni MP Mishi Mboko claims more girls in Coast region are being lured into joining criminal gangs because they are vulnerable.

“We must be alert and protect women and girls from radicalisation. We must end this trend where women are being recruited into criminal gangs. It is clear that these gangs are now targeting women,” said Ms Mboko yesterday.

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This comes months after residents in Mtwapa raised concerns about the rise in criminal gangs.