Agnes Riara locked at Quarantine facility in Nyandarua after failing to bribe Police officers -COVID-19 Bribes
Double standards on the fight against COVID-19 by the government and false talks about the disease has made many people faulting the measures.


However, for those who have money have been able to do their jobs without any problems leaving the poor at a desperate condition.


Mrs Agnes Riara taken to Nyandarua high for not bribing the Police,
Nyandarua High school quarantine facility. FILE



Mrs Agnes Riara found herself on the receiving end after being arrested with others in a matatu.


She says she was the first person to board a matatu, then later more passengers trickled in. The conductor kept on adding passengers until it was more than eight people required by law.


" We were stopped by traffic police. I only have the fare. Everyone bribed the police officers and they got back to the same matatu and continued with their journey," she says.


Mrs Agnes Riara taken to Nyandarua high for not bribing the Police,

 
Mrs Agnes Riara was taken into quarantine after she was found travelling in Matatu carrying excess passengers, those who could bribe were let go.


" I was left with the Police because I did not have anything to bribe them. They took me to this quarantine facility for mandatory 14 days, " she added while crying.

She is being held at Nyandarua High. They are charging Sh1,100 for bed and food daily. She is a tea picker and can not afford. She pleads for help.

Her story first came to limelight after being shared by an activist Boniface Mwangi on social media.


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