Mr. Mukung’ told a local daily that some members of the Gaza gang had relocated to Mlolongo area where there are selling non-existent parcels of land to unsuspecting buyers.
The assistant commissioner divulged that after terrorizing residents in the area through burglary the thugs resorted to dividing people’s land without their consent then selling.
“Most of them live in Mlolongo Phase Three near the dumping site while others are in Kinanie area. They are sub-dividing people's parcels of land and selling them to unsuspecting buyers,” Mr. Mukung’was quoted by the Star.
He mentioned that the gang members were posing as brokers to dupe innocent buyers. He added that the County was working closely with police in a bid to arrest the criminals.
“Issues of insecurity have gone down but we are now facing more cases of land grabbing. Land grabbing in on the rise in Mlolongo but we will ensure only genuine owners retain parcels. All criminals will be eliminated from Mlolongo and its neighborhoods," he said.
Gaza gang which is on record pledging its allegiance to popular Jamaican artist Adidja Azim Palmer aka Vybz Kartel originated in Nairobi’s Kayole area.
In 2017, the outlawed group hit headlines on numerous occasions after robbery incidents gone wrong leaving some of their members shot dead by police officers.
The gang also has members in other areas in Nairobi including Dandora, Embakasi among others.