The man being arrested was cornered by police and Kenya Urban Roads Authority officials during a crackdown on illegal car-wash structures along the corridors of the roads in Nairobi.
His mistake was to ignore an eviction notice from KURA. He will be charged in court on grounds of operating illegal business.
Kenyans on social media have gone wild on authorities , feeling sorry for the suspects who are caught between a Nairobi’s high living standard and winning a bread.
Being a young person in Kenya is impossible. You apply for a job you are told to part with 250-400 K to get it, you invest in SportPesa ,they condemn you for gambling, you fetch water and start washing cars by the road, they arrest you for running illegal car wash sites. 😩 pic.twitter.com/VQd0MNKvb7
— Leon Lidigu 🇰🇪 (@LeonLidigu) July 10, 2018
The same concern was raised by political activist David Ndii who thought that corrupt officials are cushioned by law while poor small law offenders are accorded with full length of force.
Memo to tweeps saying David Ndii should offer solutions. This is the problem. You fix it. pic.twitter.com/ggEazUqMiJ
— David Ndii (@DavidNdii) July 10, 2018
Weston Hotel owned by DP William Ruto was been accused of being constructed on a grabbed land