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Stray lioness causes panic among motorists along Southern bypass

There was panic among motorists using the Southern Bypass on Monday night following the spotting of a stray lioness along the highway.

Photos taken by motorists show the lioness roaming next to a fence. The photos have been shared widely on social media eliciting panic from netizens.

A photo of the stray lioness that was spotted along the Southern Bypass. PHOTO | COURTESY
A photo of the stray lioness that was spotted along the Southern Bypass. PHOTO | COURTESY

But in a quick response the Kenya Wildlife Service through its Twitter handle assured Kenyans that the lioness has been driven back into the park.

Last year a group of six lions wandered out of the Nairobi National Park and were spotted roaming free in Langat estate.