Babu Owino arrested over hate speech
University of Nairobi student leader Paul Ongili, aka Babu Owino, was arrested in Nairobi on Tuesday over alleged hate speech.
The Student Organisation of Nairobi University President is being held at the Kilimani police station.
Kilimani Directorate of Criminal Investigations boss Phyllis Kanina has confirmed the arrest.
The student leader was arrested over remarks he made that warned Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria against threatening Cord leader Raila Odinga.
University of Nairobi students are reportedly planning to hold a demonstration to the police station to demand for Babu Owino’s release.
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