Police Intercepted 100 Ethiopian Immigrants to Nairobi

The Ethiopian immigrants in the GSU lorry that was intercepted in Meru County.

Police lorry intercepted ferrying 100 Ethiopian immigrants to Nairobi

A General Service Unit lorry carrying 100 Ethiopian immigrants was on Tuesday intercepted in Kangeta, Meru County.

The lorry is said to have ferried the immigrants from the Ethiopian border though Moyale and Meru counties using off-road routes.

A Kenyan man, who acted as a guide to the Ethiopians, is the one who reportedly gave directions to the driver, showing which route to follow to avoid being detected.

The lorry was intercepted by Police who were acting on a tip off and taken to Kangeta police station

The Ethiopian immigrants looked exhausted after being on the road for three days. All those arrested were men.

There has been an influx of Ethiopian immigrants in the country, majority of them enroute to South Africa.