Bodaboda riders hold protests

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A group of bodaboda riders today took to the streets to protest against police harassment and extortion.

The bodaboda riders say police have many times confiscated their bikes and demanded a bribe of 3,000 shillings or 5,000 shillings before they are released.

Speaking to Ghetto Radio News one of the protesting bodaboda operators says today alone, the police officers confiscated 12 motorbikes and were demanding bribes of 3,000 shillings.

They claim some officers have resorted to injuring them physically hence paralysing their operations.




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