Coronavirus: Priest Richard Oduor arrested, detained 4 days

Nairobi Police Commander Philip Ndolo addresses journalists in his office on April 9, 2020 on the arrest of Siaya priest Richard Oduor for knowing spreading the deadly coronavirus. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Police officers arrested Fr Oduor at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in Nairobi County on Thursday, after he was discharged following his recovery.
  • Nairobi Police Commander Philip Ndolo said the Rome-based priest will face charges similar to those against Kilifi Deputy Governor Gideon Samburi – knowingly spreading the deadly Covid-19 disease.

Catholic priest Richard Oduor will spend four days in the police cells pending his arraignment on charges of knowingly spreading the coronavirus.

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