July 17, 2019

Suna East ODM MP Junet Mohammed Arrested over alleged hate speech remarks

Police have arrested Suna East MP Junet Mohammed to answer charges related to alleged hate speech and incitement to violence.

According to Daily Nation, Police arrested the ODM member of parliament on Friday and was taken to Homa Bay Police station awaiting the court appearance later today [friday 21].

Mbita MP Gladys Wanga‏ urged ODM supporters to converge at the station to show solidarity with the MP.

“Let’s meet at Homa bay Police Station to demand answers on Hon Junet’s arrest. Intimidation tactics by a failed regime is unacceptable!” she tweeted.

Specific details relating to the matter were not immediately available at the time of this reporting.

More details will follow.