At least 42 Arrested As NEMA Effects Plastic Ban Today!
The environmental police have this afternoon arrested Consumers carrying plastic bags in Machakos and Nairobi as NEMA plastic bags ban takes effect.
Reports indicate the 42 were arrested in different areas as they went about their daily routines only to land in police cells. These areas include Mathare, Kibera, Kariobagi, Kawangware and Nairobi cbd with slums mostly affected.
The offence, if NEMA guidelines will be anything to go by one will fined Ksh 2million or serve a sentence not exceeding two years or even both.
“Avoid the following areas by all means possible should you be carrying ‘Juala ‘ or polythene paper bag, Petmak, Co-operative, Equity, Cheers, Soko and Gossip-Kasina road. Nema enforcement team in plain clothes are busy arresting anyone with Juala,” Sir Scott of Mlolongo warned Machakos residents on social media.