Kenya: Youth Protest in Migori, Demand 'To See' Miguna Miguna

Miguna MIguna being escorted to Kadiajo Law Court.
6 February 2018

Protests erupted in Migori on Tuesday morning as residents demanded that police produce lawyer Miguna Miguna in court.

Angry youth blocked the main road linking the town to Tanzania through Isebania as they demanded to know why Mr Miguna, the self-declared National Resistance Movement 'general' had not been produced in court as ordered.


They lit bonfires at the main bridge linking the two East African countries, paralsying movement of goods and services.

The High Court had ordered the Inspector-General of Police Joseph Boinnet and DCI boss George Kinoti to appear in court in person on Tuesday, alongside Mr Miguna after the state had disobeyed previous orders to release the outspoken politician.

The Migori youths said they want to see Mr Miguna "alive and in sound health".

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Nation

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.