TWO ARRESTED OVER HATE LEAFLETS DISTRIBUTION

Posted: March 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

Nairobi, Kenya: Police are holding two suspects in connection with the printing and distribution of hate leaflets in Nairobi.

The leaflets had negative information on a leading presidential contender.

 One suspect was arrested while printing the leaflets at a firm in River Road.

Police say he had printed more than 900 leaflets when they arrested on Thursday night.

The second one was arrested in Kilimani area while carrying photocopies of the leaflets printed with words depicting the candidate negatively.

Police say the two will appear in court today.

Police have also launched a crackdown on people printing and distributing hate leaflets and those calling on some communities to vacate their current areas of stay.

The leaflets have been dropped in Nairobi, Naivasha, Juja, Limuru, Thika and Kisumu among other places.

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