Police quell Azimio protest in Mombasa County

Journalists checking a teargas canister during Azimio protest in Mombasa on 12th, July 2023. photo: Elizabeth Mutinda

Riot police on Wednesday dispersed Azimio party supportes who were protesing over the cosyt of living in Mombasa County.

The protesters had gathered at Pembe za Ndovu at 9am before starting their match towards government offices along Nkurumah road.

However, riot police who were in a police lorry alighted and started lobbying teargas canisters to the crowd forcing them to flee.

Incidents of protest were also reported in Kilifi County with police dispersiong them with teargas.