Police lob teargas at residents ignoring social distancing rules in Thika [Photos]

Police enforcing social distancing rules

Police lob teargas at traders ignoring social distancing rules at Madaraka Market in Makongeni, Thika

Police were on Tuesday forced to lob teargas at residents of Thika who defied a social distancing rule imposed at the Madaraka Market in Makongeni area.

Officers engaged residents in running battles as they attempted to disperse the traders who had opened their businesses as usual in the market.

Photos taken earlier in the day showed numerous of customers flocked at various stands where traders were selling their wares.

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