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City Council ‘askaris’ raid City Market, Nairobi (photos)

By Standard Reporter | June 5th 2018 at 19:26:10 GMT +0300

The traders had been given a notice dated April 19, 2018 to vacate the premises. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard]

A scuffle ensued on Tuesday after City Council ‘askaris’ raided City Market in Nairobi and confiscated traders' property.

According to the county authorities, traders had been given a notice dated April 19, 2018 to vacate the premises.

The City Council was however, still charging the traders a daily fee of Sh50 and Sh200 for every luggage brought into the busy market.

[Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard]
A notice issued by the city county health officer on the wall at City Market. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard]
[Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard]
A trader operating at City Market is arrested by city ‘askaris’. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard]
[Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard]
[Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard]

 

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