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NTSA suspends 10 PSV licenses


NTSA has suspended 10 PSV licenses for various saccos for 30 days.

The ten were found to be in violation of section 11(1) of the NTSA operation of PSV regulations.

This is despite an earlier warning against contravening conditions of their licences.

“Consequently, the Authority has suspended PSV licenses for the following vehicles for a maximum period of 30 days from today,” read part of a statement to newsrooms.

The affected include Marimba Sacco, Mbukinya, Ongata Rongai, Kenya Poa, Unified Poa, Nazigi, Prestige, Nawasaku, Latema, Kibera Bureti and Lucy Baba Dogo saccos.

NTSA director general Francis Meja in the statement further said the authority appreciates the action by The Judiciary to suspend licenses of various drivers involved in Drink driving.

“The following Driving licenses have been suspended and are therefore not expected to drive during the period of suspension,” the statement qiouted in part.

While Joseph Karanja, George Gichane, Peter Nderitu, Peter Ndungu Kinyanjui, Solomon Macharia and Denis Kimani Njenga have been suspended each a period of one year, Gabriel Njeru Kabuki will be off the wheel for a period of two years.

“We hope that this will send a strong message to those who are tempted to drink and drive,” Meja said.