Kenya court fines minister, police chief in new showdown

Published: 30/Mar/2018
Source: News24 (South Africa) / AFP

A Kenyan court fined the interior minister and police chief on Thursday after they defied orders to produce an opposition politician in court, who was instead deported for the second time in two months.

A prominent but unelected politician with the National Super Alliance (NASA), Miguna Miguna was thrust into the spotlight after his deportation last month, and his attempted return to Kenya this week has seen the nation gripped by political theatrics.

As Miguna was held at the airport for two days over the immigration spat, the high court twice ordered Interior Minister Fred Matiangi, Police Chief Joseph Boinnet and a top immigration official to produce him in court.

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Themes: Double Nationalité, Nationalité des politiciens, Perte et déchéance de la nationalité
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2018