Mombasa law courts Chief Magistrate Edna Nyaloti has called for unity in the fight against violent extremism at the Coast.
Nyaloti said the region has been affected by the security and social vice and called for more efforts in taming the vice.
Addressing human rights defenders, judicial officers and members of the Court Users Committee in a bonding activity at a Shanzu hotel in Mombasa, Ms Nyaloti said the civil society and the Court Users Committee (CUC) remains critical in guiding the youthful generation to the right path.
According to the judicial officer, the vice can me tamed if all the partners work in unison.
Ms Nyaloti said the region is experiencing an upsurge in violent extremism cases and the youth indulging in criminal activities, a thing she said need sobriety in tackling it.
“We are the community eye, if we create a gap the problem will be immense,” noted Ms Nyaloti.
She said when the two parties closely work together, they will also implement various programs and community activities that will directly enhance the battle against violent extremism.
She hailed the efforts implemented by Human rights lobby Haki Africa in uniting the judicial officers and the community in deliberating on various community issues in the course for justice.
On her part, Haki Africa Legal Officer Peninah Kerubo urged various stakeholders to closely work together in a bid to solve various issue affecting the society.
“If both parties unite in tackling issues affecting the youth and the society such challenges will be amicably addressed,” said Ms Kerubo.