"The State Prison" Shanzu Off The Beaten Path Tip by croisbeauty

Shanzu Off The Beaten Path: 1 reviews and 2 photos

  Mtwapa State Prison
by croisbeauty
  • Mtwapa State Prison - Shanzu
      Mtwapa State Prison
    by croisbeauty
  • - Shanzu

I took this picture and soon after was reported to the guard by a lady who was standing there in front of the entrance. Big gloomy guy approached to me asking what am doing and why am taking pictures of an government restricted area. I told him that the colourful "matatu" which passed by was the object of my snaping. He awarned me not to take any other picture otherwise my camera could be confiscated for good. Well, during my previous visits I have learned to take very seriously whatever the Kenyan police officer is telling, otherwise this guys can create alot of problems.
Anyway, this is one of the biggest prisons in whole of Kenya, accomodating heavy criminals.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 7, 2008
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