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Suspected al-Shabab sympathiser gets bail

Publish date: 08 July 2019
Issue Number: 831
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Category: Kenya

Kenyan blogger Robert Alai faces a life sentence if convicted of publishing photographs of a terror attack in Wajir County last month. Legalbrief reports that he is accused of supporting sympathisers of the Somalia-based al-Shabab terror group. Anti-terror police who made the arrest, said the accused posted photos of four officers who were killed in the 15 June terror attack. The photos were taken by the attackers at the scene. The East African reports that Alai was granted bail and the case was adjourned to 8 August.

Full report in The East African