How Nairobi's Smart, Pickpockets Stalk Passengers

[The Star]The pickpocket of yesteryears was a ragged rascal who would relieve you of the wallet in a crowded place especially as you struggled to board the already overfull matatu at peak hours. And in the evening you would most likely find the urchin enjoying his 'mkebe' of busaa at a disreputable joint along Racecourse Road in Nairobi.