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Matatu driver arrested in Nairobi with drunk students on board

Police have arrested a speeding matatu driver and his vehicle impounded after being found ferrying drunk secondary school student.

During the Friday incident, the police were compelled to find an alternative means of transport for the students who were travelling in the matatu in question.

The matatu, which belongs to Expresso Sacco plying the Mwiki route, was stopped along Thika-Sigana Road, had an excess of 19 passengers.

According to the police, they received complaints from other motorists that there were students travelling in a matatu who were vehicle throwing out beer bottles through the windows.

Police said the driver of the matatu will be charged with over speeding, carrying excess passengers among other charges.