Interpol ambassador warns against crime spike during load shedding

Andy Mashaile Interpol's Turn Back Crime ambassador speaks to Kieno about why crime spikes during load shedding.

The criminals are able to use the cover of darkness to the best of their ability in the commission of crimes.

Andy Mashaile Turn Back Crime ambassador - Interpol

He sees when traffic lights are out, for example, criminals have a 'smash and grab field day' because vehicles slow down for long periods.

Remove the valuables from your passenger seat, remove your laptop bag, remove your handbag.

Andy Mashaile, Turn Back Crime ambassador - Interpol

Load shedding makes it so much easier for criminals to profile homes and find a way inside when you are at work, he says.

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