Friday, January 2, 2015

Lieutenant Wadi handed Two Years Behind Bars For Insulting President Uhuru Kenyatta…

A 25 year fourth year university student has been jailed for insulting President Uhuru Kenyatta on social media. Alan Wadi Okengo alias Lieutenant Wadi, who was arrested in Busia border on 31 December trying to flee the country, has been handed a two year prison term on two counts of hate speech and abusing the Head of State after pleading guilty on both charges.

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Resident Magistrate Ann Kaguru said the harsh penalty would be a deterrent for those with similar motives. Wadi stated on his post that members of a certain ethnic group should be deported contrary to the National Cohesion and Integration Act.

Here is the Charge Sheet

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