Angry passengers beat up matatu driver, conductor for reckless driving – VIDEO
- The matatu, belonging to Lina Sacco (registration: KCL 740B), was reportedly headed to Nairobi from Limuru when the incident occurred.
- The passengers are said to have been angered by the driver and his colleague’s behavior on the road and obvious disregard for their lives.
A video has emerged on social media showing agitated passengers chasing down and beating up matatu operators for alleged reckless driving.
The matatu, belonging to Lina Sacco (registration: KCL 740B), was reportedly headed to Nairobi from Limuru when the incident occurred.
The passengers are said to have been angered by the driver and his colleague’s behavior on the road and obvious disregard for their lives.
One of the passengers, in the slightly over one-minute undated video, at one point even poses: “Tumemkataza kukimbia, anataka kutuua kwa nini?”
(Loosely translated to: “We have tried to dissuade him (driver) from speeding, why does he want to kill us?)
Angry passengers discipline rogue driver and his tout for driving recklessly, they were heading to Nairobi from Limuru. pic.twitter.com/tGMwthDycO
— Augustine Sang 🇰🇪 (@Sang_254) April 7, 2019
The video has caused excitement online with many Kenyans on Twitter commending the passengers for their stern action against the rogue duo:
Awwwww! Rare phenomenon to find Kenyans who have can take charge and not depend on bribe taking boyscouts in blue…NO TO Reckless driving
— Zadok Birir (@kiplangatlonary) April 7, 2019
The Kenya we want. WE ARE FIXING THIS COUNTRY
— Sir Allen (@sirallens) April 7, 2019
Brave Kenyans, this should be replicated in all sectors, govt offices, corruption zones and all. Let's fix our own country, the best way we know
— Benjamin Masila (@BenjaminMasila1) April 7, 2019
We should all be doing this to save lives..kudos to those passengers
— Maureen Mukhobe (@maureenmukhobe) April 7, 2019
Let's retweet this as a warning to rogue drivers
— future legacy (@futurelegacy2) April 7, 2019
Really love this, drivers you should see this
— lucy ell njoroge (@LucyLucynjoroge) April 7, 2019
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