Police in Magenche area, Kisii County on Tuesday morning arrested three men for recently digging a trench on the road before planting bananas.

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According to some of the locals, the three men were among a crowd the held demonstrations over the weekend complaining of poor roads and went further to dig trenches on the roads with an aim of ensuring that the local authorities take action.

Peter Osinya, a local said the three who were arrested are the ones that allegedly led the rest of the locals to hold demonstrations.

Confirming the incident, area police boss Elijah Sanyo said that the three who were arrested will help the police ensure that they arrest the rest of the group that was involved in digging the road which sabotaged transport in the area.

“We were not happy with the action that the three men led and we are going to ensure that they face the law as soon as possible," said Sanyo adding that  "the three men were arrested after the police conducted thorough investigations.”

Police warned that all those who were involved in digging trenches on the road of impending arrests.

Sany noted that such action is against the law.

The three are currently held at Magena Police station as they wait to be arraigned in court.