Security has been beefed up in Mathare and its environs following rising reports of muggings and robbery in the city.
Mathare Administrative Police Commander Kiprono Lang’at says they have received reports of muggings especially along Juja Road.
Langat says that they have employed high team officers in plain clothes to ensure that the attackers do not succeed in their mission.
According to him, the muggers take advantage of the traffic congestion along Juja Road to rounder.
He encouraged members of the public to report any case of theft to the nearby police station for investigation and also assist in prosecution.
On the high number or fire incidences Lang’at also requested the residents including the landlords to report immediately in case there is fire breakout in the area for more investigation.