Five legislators arrested over hate speech

Eight legislators face hate speech charges

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  • Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama and Kitutu Masaba MP Timothy Bosire were arrested in their homes in Runda and Karen respectively.
  • Suna East MP Junet Mohammed, was arrested outside the Nation Centre where he had gone for an interview on NTV in the morning.
  • The officers, led by the head of the Flying Squad, Mr Said Kiprotich, later took the MP to the headquarters of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.

Two Cord lawmakers were on Tuesday arrested in their Nairobi homes after a police stake-out that lasted several hours.

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