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Kenyan Chief tweets his way to reducing crime

 IPS 06 February 2019

Using 140 characters or less, Chief Francis Kariuki in Kenya, has tweeted his way to reducing crime in his and surrounding villages. "I have brought crime and illicit brewing under control in my location," Kariuki told IPS, "until May 2011, this place was very dangerous. Incidents of carjacking, mugging and burglaries occurred daily, but they are no more." (885 Words) - By Daniel Sitole


IPS_Kenyan Chief Tweets His Way to Reducing Crime

5. Francis Muriu (c) explains to the Kenyan chief (brown checked shirt) how a resident saved him when thugs raided his home and locked him in a house. Photo: Daniel Sitole/IPS

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