Police this morning launched an operation in Mathare Bondeni area after an expose ran by Ghetto Radio News indicating how a gang of 16 year olds are terrorizing matatu operators in the area.
The gang is said to have been demanding money from drivers and touts failure to which they steal from passengers and the touts as well.
This morning plain clothes police officers from Pangani police station arrested a number of the teenagers after launching an operation in the area.
” After Ghetto Radio, aired the story about mats being extorted so as to pass in mathare . Leo kuna Cops in plain clothes chasing those boys away,” said one of the passengers plying the route.
This is deemed as one of the fastest responses of police ever in the area following alarms over organized gangs.
Those arrested were taken to Pangani Police Station