THARAKA-NITHIIn Tharaka-Nithi County, several passengers spent Tuesday night at Chuka Police Station after the vehicles they were travelling in were impounded by police for flouting the night travel ban. About 10 vehicles including Matatus destined to Nairobi and a bus heading to Mombasa were netted in the crackdown. The travellers, among them students, were forced to look for alternative means of transport on Wednesday morning as the errant drivers remained in police custody. The night travel ban has also led to an acute shortage of public transport in Meru Town where hundreds of passengers were stuck. “The government should lift this travel ban as it is founded on a fallacy that accidents happen at night,” he said.
Source: Daily Nation January 03, 2018 10:07 UTC