Police in Thika have arrested two suspects said to be part of boda boda operators terrorizing residents.The two were arrested in an overnight crackdown in Kiandutu slums after continuous complaints by the residents.
There is more to their usual job, of ferrying people from one point to another using these bodabodas.
These young men are said to be in the list of those terrorizing residents in Thika town.
The two have been linked to robbery with violence.
The latest incident being that of a 21 year old girl, who on new year’s eve sustained serious injuries when she tried resisting attempts by a set of motorbike riders of snatching her phone.
There has been a public outcry over dangerous female handbag snatchers and muggers armed with knives and crude weapons Thika’s section 9, Blue post exit, Makongeni, Ngoingwa estate and along the Mount-Kenya University.