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How Nakuru gangs use drones to disrupt law enforcement

During a County Engagement forum organised by Midrift Hurinet on the prevention and countering violent extrimism among the youth, the Nakuru county commisioner Mr Erastus Mbui stated “We have received information that the gang is now using drones to carry out criminal activities. Security agencies have taken that challenge seriously,”

Coporal Beth Kamau from Kaptembwo Police Station gender desk during sensitisation forum on violence prevention at Koinange Primary School.
Scarce resources is making the government’s efforts to fight coronavirus difficult. To boost the government’s efforts in the fight against the virus, a Nakuru-based Non-Governmental Organisation, Midrift Hurinet has launched a campaign to deliver personal protection equipment to police officers in the region.

Sentiments echoed by Ms Jane Josiah from MIDRIFT Human Rights Network- an NGO working towards prevention of urban violence and matters mental health.She said that more effort should be put on creating awareness, Treatment and management, Demystifying the myths and facts, mental health illnesses and distinguishing them from the other illnesses and Universal Healthcare should also cater for the mental healthcare conditions.

A Nakuru-based NGO Midrift Human Rights Network has certified 36 Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) after undergoing training in a programme dubbed ‘Problem Management Plus’(PM+) towards offering psycho-social support to Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV)  survivors.

Dr Robert Worrall, a principal lecturer in leadership and a management specialist, addressing members of a human rights group in Nakuru on  September 5, 2019. The group was being trained on urban violence.

Nominated MCA Rose Gathoni Njoroge speaks on June 26, 2019 at the Nakuru County Assembly. She supported the Nakuru County Violence Prevention Policy motion. 

Women have unique insights on crime because most mostly they stay longer around homes thereby making it easy for them to detect characters and study behaviors.July 8-14, 2019

Nakuru County executive in charge of Public Service, Training and Devolution, Mwangangi Mwania showing Nakuru County Action Plan document for preventing and countering violent extremism in his office on July 22, 2019.