Police arrest two in Lamu coal plant protest

Police arrest Walid Ahmed Ali (left) and Ishaq Abubakar Khatib in Lamu on May 25, 2018. PHOTO | KALUME KAZUNGU |NATION MEDIA GROUP

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Save Lamu said it is determined to stop the establishment of the Sh200 billion coal-fired power plant at Kwasasi in Lamu County.

Some 975 acres of land have already been set aside for the establishment of the project which is expected to generate 1,050 megawatts of power on completion.

Two activists in Lamu were arrested on Friday during a protest against the Sh200 billion coal plant plan in the county.

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