Gunmen Steal Yumbe Solar Panels
An unknown number of gunmen 11 solar panels in Yumbe town. The solar panels, which were installed to power street lights, were donated by a German firm as part of a 200 million shilling project in 2010. According to Eyotre Mansur, a Yumbe resident, a few suspects have been held by the police and they are in the process of gleaning more information from them to aid the investigation. Eyotre adds that criminals have been greatly hampered in their activities by the lights, and suspects that the theft of the solar panels was the first move from thugs whose aim is to terrorize the area with crime.