Kindiki Orders Enhanced Surveillance to Combat Crime in Machakos

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Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki has issued a directive to security agencies in Machakos County to bolster surveillance efforts in a bid to curb the escalating crime rates.

Expressing concern over the surge in criminal activities, CS Kindiki emphasized the urgent need for security teams to take swift action to restore law and order. In a press briefing in Machakos County, he stated, “The crime is rampant…and poses a threat to our national security.”

CS Kindiki instructed security agencies to upgrade their surveillance and law enforcement equipment along key highways such as Kitui-Machakos, Mombasa-Nairobi, and Athi River-Namanga. He also highlighted the vulnerability of other routes, including the Thika-Garissa highway, where criminal activities are on the rise.

Moreover, Kindiki raised alarm over the vandalism of critical national assets like the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) and warned perpetrators that they would face legal consequences. He emphasized the protection of vital infrastructures under the Protected Area Act, stressing that unauthorized individuals found near these facilities would be dealt with accordingly.

The directive emphasizes the government’s commitment to safeguarding public assets and maintaining public safety, with CS Kindiki asserting, “There is no room for discussions…it’s not a joke.” The stringent measures aim to deter criminal activities and ensure the protection of essential infrastructure vital to the nation’s development and security.

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