DPP orders summon of CORD senators over hate speech
20 June 2014, 15:52
Nairobi - The office of the Director of Public prosecutions DPP has ordered the summon of five CORD senators over alleged incidences of hate speech.
The five senators, James Orengo, Bonny Khalwale, Hassan Omar, Johnstone Muthama and Elizabeth Ongoro will be summoned to record statements over speeches made purportedly in contempt of the law.
It is understood that the five made the comments during various stages of CORDs nationwide rallies over the government's performance.
Also summoned are Mps Jakoyo Midiwo, Otieno Kajwang, Mohammed Junet and Paul Simba Arati.
The legislators are among a growing group of politicians and activists being investigated over incidences of hate speech.
TNA activist Moses Kuria is also being investigated over the cases as is ODMs Mombasa women representative Mboko Juma Mbishi.
There has been increased surveillance over hate speech in recent times, with most politicians caught out for spreading inciting messages in
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