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In pictures: Defiant motorists blocked by police enforcing curfew

NAIROBI
By Standard Reporter | April 20th 2021
Motorists are blocked along Langata road in Nairobi after 8 pm curfew time on Monday, April 19th, 2021 as police allow essential service providers only. [Boniface Okendo, standard]

Police officers have been having a hard time enforcing the 8 pm to 4 am curfew occasioned by some non-compliant Kenyans.

The law enforcers erected a roadblock along Langata road in Nairobi at 8:30 pm to block non-essential service providers on Monday night.

Police officers erect a roadblock along Langata road in Nairobi at 8:30 pm past curfew time to nub those who are not essential service providers on Monday, April 19th, 2021. [Boniface Okendo, standard]

Several Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) candidates travelling home after completing their exams were left stranded at Railways bus park in Nairobi as matatus were complying with 8 pm curfew time.

Some students were also caught up by the curfew at Railways bus park in Nairobi as matatus try to comply with 8 pm curfew time on Monday, April 19th, 2021. [Boniface Okendo, standard]

Passengers were also stranded along Moi Avenue, Githurai stage.

Passengers stranded along Moi Avenue Githurai stage in Nairobi as matatus try to comply with 8 pm curfew time on Monday, April 19th, 2021. [Boniface Okendo, Standard]
Passengers stranded along Moi Avenue Githurai stage in Nairobi as matatus try to comply with 8 pm curfew time on Monday, April 19th, 2021. [Boniface Okendo, standard]

Nairobi Regional Police Commander Augustine Thumbi and Langata OCS William Matu led junior police officers along Langata road in the operation.

Thumbi said there was a good response after tightening their operation and urged Kenyans to respect the curfew.

Nairobi Regional Police Commander Augustine Thumbi and Langata OCS William Matu led junior police officers along Langata road in the operation. [Boniface Okendo, Standard]

Motorists plying Langata road in Nairobi after 8 pm were blocked as the police gave way to essential service providers only. In pictures: Police enforcing the curfew.

Motorists are blocked along Langata road in Nairobi after 8 pm curfew time on Monday, April 19th, 2021 as police allow essential service providers only. [Boniface Okendo, standard]

 

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