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Moses Kuria escapes arrest after court refuses to cancel bail

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria will remain a free man pending the determination of a hate speech case against him, after a court on Monday declined to cancel his bail.

Mr Kuria was charged with incitement to violence and ethnic hatred, but was released on a Sh5 million bail.

The Director of Public Prosecutions had sought to have the bail cancelled after the MP posted a further “inflammatory” message on social media targeting Luos.

However, a magistrate on Monday ruled that the lawmaker had not breached his bail terms to warrant a cancellation.

The hearing of the hate speech case will be on September 9.