Mathira MP assures residents that security will be beefed up

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Mathira Member of Parliament Rigathi Gachagua

Mathira Member of Parliament Rigathi Gachagua has assured Mathira residents that security will be beefed up after complains of escalating cases of insecurity in the constituency.

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Addressing the press Saturday at Karatina town after holding a security meeting with security agencies in his constituency, Rigathi said that police are up to the task to ensure cases of theft and people being attacked even in broad daylight are eliminated.

The move came after reports from locals that a gang of criminals have been terrorizing people without fear making it impossible for them to carry on their business in fear of being attacked while going home.

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He appealed to the people to volunteer any information that could lead to the arrest of the criminals adding that whoever will be arrested will face the law.

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“These criminals are well known and I am appealing to residents here to volunteer information regarding them without fear’ said Rigathi.

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Also present was Mathira East DCC, Pius Murugu and his Mathira West counterpart, Charles Monari who said that they will revive the Nyuma Kumi initiative to enhance security.

They also appealed to the County government to minimize the number of bars and restaurants operating in the area, majority of which had turned into hiding dens for criminals.

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They as well banned boda boda operations beyond 11 pm, saying that some of the operators have been colluding with criminals to terrorize people.

They said that no development can be attained in the current state of affairs as they assured residents that they are up to task in ensuring security is restored and maintained.

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