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Chaos as Makongeni residents resist eviction

DAILY NATION -"Nairobi's Makongeni residents have began paying rent arrears owed to the Kenya Railways Corporation after waging day-long battles against riot police in attempts to resist eviction.
However, a number of evictees who had their properties confiscated by the Corporation will be required to clear all monies owed before getting them back.
The Kenya Railways hopes to collect Sh302 million in unpaid arrears for over two years from 2,800 residents. The rent collected from the houses is supposed to benefit Kenya Railways pensioners.
Early this morning, a man was shot as police and scores of youth clashed when resident resisted eviction after a notice to pay lapsed.
The riots spilled over onto Jogoo road and paralysed traffic."

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