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Kenyan MP, former senator detained over hate speech allegations
September 11, 2017 / 12:19 PM / 3 months ago

Kenyan MP, former senator detained over hate speech allegations

NAIROBI, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Kenyan police detained a lawmaker from the ruling party and a former opposition senator over allegations of hate speech, a spokesman for the interior ministry said.

“Moses Kuria, a member of parliament and Johnson Muthama, a former senator, have been arrested on hate speech allegations,” Mwenda Njoka told Reuters by phone. (Reporting by Humphrey Malalo; writing by Katharine Houreld; editing by John Stonestreet)

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