Government Buys 100 Vehicles For The Prison Service

The government has bought 100 lorries and Landrovers for the prison service, meant for transporting remandees to and from court.

Issuing the vehicles, CS for Internal Security Fred Matiang’i said that the vehicles will ensure that justice is not delayed for lack of vehicles to transport prisoners and remandees.

“I presented 100 vehicles to the Kenya Prisons Service in a bid to enhance access to justice by ensuring no delays in transportation of prisoners to and from court,” said Matiang’i through his Twitter account.

However, Kenyans were quick to fault the CS for buying open top lorries and landrovers, that the suspects can easily escape.

Read: Embattled Speaker Beatrice Elachi Sues County Assembly For Contempt Of Court

“How do you ferry felons in an open top lorry?” wondered a tweep using twitter handle Gitobu Mburugu.

Initially, the prison service has been using grilled buses to transport prisoners and remandees from prison to court or any other places they are needed.

Here are the photos:-

Do you have a story you want told? Do you know of a sensitive story you would like us to get our hands on? Email your news TIPS to Also WhatsApp 0708677607 with your news tips

Written by Francis Muli

Follow me on Twitter @francismuli_. Email

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

rodolfo zapata

Leopards Coach Zapata Says He Did His Best Despite Trophy-less Season

Shafik Batambuze, KENNETH MUGUNA

Ugandan Shafik Batambuze, Kenneth Muguna Complete Talks With Gor Mahia