Student jailed for insulting President Kenyatta

Alan Wadi Okengo alias Lieutenant Wadi in a Nairobi court on January 2, 2015 where he was charged with hate speech and defaming President Kenyatta. He pleaded guilty. PHOTO | PAUL WAWERU |

What you need to know:

  • Accused posted comments on Facebook after president assented to new security laws.
  • Moi University learner pleaded guilty to charges of hate speech and disrespecting the Head of State.

A university student will spend two years in jail for insulting President Uhuru Kenyatta on social media for signing the new security laws.

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