The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has today Sept 8 2020 directed the arrest and charging of Emurua Dikirr Member of Parliament Johana Ng’eno.
In his statement through the presser, the DPP acclaimed there were grounds enough to start the prosecution of the law-maker under the National Cohesion and Integration Act 2008.
“On Saturday, 5 September 2020 at Emurua Dikirr Constituency, Narok County, the MP uttered words which were threatening, abusive and insulting words intended or were likely to stir up ethnic animosity amongst communities living within Trans Mara area,” the statement read.
“The conduct of the MP was offensive and was intended and/or was likely to provoke a breach of peace within Trans Mara area,”
The DPP went ahead to affirm that in the best interest of the public, the legislator was liable to face criminal charges due to his utterances that could spark ethnic incitements among communities.
“I have directed that criminal charges be preferred against the MP for hate speech contrary to section 13 of the National Cohesion and Integration Act 2008 and offensive conduct conducive to breaches of peace contrary to section 94 of the penal code,” the statement reads further.
This comes just hours after the Law-maker was arrested in connection with his perceived insulting utterances to the head of state.
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