Mombasa,KENYA:Sniffer dogs will be dispatched to monitor the security situation at the Likoni crossing chanell during the upcoming Easter holidays.
This is according to the Mombasa county commissioner Evans Achoki who on Wednesday assured both residents and tourist of safety during Esther celebrations.
Mr.Achoki who was speaking after meeting with Mombasa security heads identified areas that the security will be enhanced during celebrations.
‘The areas we have identified where we will ensure adequate security include beaches, night spots and concerts’said Achoki.
He called upon religious leaders to work closely with the OCS to ensure security is enhanced during night vigil.
Mr.Achoki warned bar operators who will operate beyond the licensed time which is 11:00PM that legal action would be taken against them.
He added that armed officers will be on board on all ferries operating at Likoni.
This remark comes amidst an intensified crackdown on suspected criminal gangs operating in Likoni sub-county.
Three young men suspected to be members of the notorious Wakali Kwanza and Wakali Wao criminal gangs operating in Likoni have been gunned down since Monday.