Police put off protests in Mathare North [PHOTOS]

Police put off protests in Mathare North [PHOTOS]
Police try to reason with protesters
  • President Uhuru Kenyatta was announced the winner of the presidential election, defeating close rival Raila Odinga by over a million votes
  • Protests have been reported across Nyanza and also in some areas in Nairobi, Kibra and Mathare North included

Following the announcement of Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of the just ended presidential election, reports have emerged that youths have taken to the street to protest the result, prompting the deployment of police.

Police put their efforts in dispersing charging crowds in Mathare North and Kibra, using tear gas and shooting when necessary.

It has been reported that several have been injured, with the Kenya Red Cross stepping in to assist the wounded.

Here are some photos to show you how things went down in Mathare North.

Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has been tasked with ensuring that Kenyans are safe.

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