In Summary

  • Suspected land grab Involved
  • The Incident has left the tenants traumatized and seeking safety from the authorities.

Tenants residing along Timboroa road in Eastleigh are living in a state of fear following a terrifying incident on Sunday night.

A gang of approximately 10 goons raided their residential plot carrying weapons and demanding that the residents vacate the premises immediately.

According to eyewitness accounts from the terrified residents, the armed goons descended on their plot at night, breaking into houses forcefully by smashing windows.

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Night Attack

One of the residents, Maklaudi Kibyenda, who lives in the plot near Pumwani Maternity Hospital, recounted the horrifying ordeal.

“Nimekaa hapa karibu 25 years ….nilikaa nikiwa kijana sasa niko mzee.hiyo matokeo ilitokea jana ilikuwa ya kushtusha kwa sababu nilikuwa nalala nikasikia watu wameingia,nikaskia wanagonga madirisha.walikuwa watu more than 10 na walikuwa watu very strong,.walikuwa na mapikipiki namasilaha”

he said.

“Wakasem hii ploti ishauzwa na wakasema tutoke…kama polisi hawangekuja tungekuwa mbaya sana,”

“Wanapiga kelele wanasema tokeni, changamkeni , weka vitu nje, sasa unashangaa utaweka vitu nje usiku?,”

Additionally, the main gate was brutally destroyed to gain access to the premises.

Once inside, the criminals ransacked the properties and stole valuable items, including mobile phones, leaving the tenants in distress and feeling violated.

According to Margaret Wanjiku, The police were alerted about the incident and arrived at the scene around 4 am in the morning.

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“Niliskia mlango ikigongwa usiku, …ndio niliamka nikaona hapa siwezi ngojea kwa sababu mlango yangu ni ya mbao..nikatoroka,”

she said.

Private Developer

However, by the time the law enforcement officers reached the site, the goons had already fled, leaving the tenants shaken and devastated.

The tenants are alleging that a private developer with vested interests in the area may be behind the attack.

According to their claims, the landlord of the house has refuted any claims of selling the building, suggesting that a property grab may be underway.

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BY MILO GEORGE

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