Mombasa based human rights group Haki Africa has raised its concern over the recent cases of inecurity and attacks that have been experienced in the county.
According to Haki Africa, the county is no longer safe and its leading with ruthless criminal gangs.
“According to our sources the juveniles gang are armed with machettes, swords and spokes. The gangsters mainly target Women, Children and security agents and kill them at the slightest provocation” reads a statement from Haki Africa.
The organisation also revealed that there are more 200 juvenile gang groups in the county mainly from KIsauni and Likoni.
The statement adds “The gangs have left residents in fear as they attack frequently despite police warnings and assurances that they have been contained. Most of them have dropped out of school and are hooked on drugs. They are young and dangerous”.
On Saturday 10th March Mr. Salim M. Salim 22 years old was attacked by a gang in Mlaleo and inflicted serious body injuries on him by a criminal gang in Kisauni. The victim was taken to Coast general hospital for treatment.
Their sentiments comes just hours after police gunned down a gangster suspected to be a leader of the wakali kwanza in a foiled robbery attempt in KIsauni.
The suspect identified as Jilo was gunned down by police who were on patrol after he attempted to attack them in Kisauni early Tuesday morning