Robert Alai at Milimani Law Court Nairobi. PHOTO /CHRIS OJOW


By Chris Ojow

Nairobi based controversial blogger Robert

Alai has been barred by Milimani Senior

Residents Magistrate M Ndungi from publishing

any information related to Coronavirus and also

issued a Warning to the accused where he was

Reminded that going against the terms

Will lead to his bond withdrawal and

Being remanded.

Alai has been barred from publishing any article

In his tweeter, Facebook and any social

Media sites.

Appearing before lower criminal court

Robert Alai Onyango pleaded not guilty

To one count of publication of false

Information contrary to section 23 of the

Computer act, misuse and cybercrime act

He was accused of publishing alarming

Information alleging that the Government

Of Kenya hiding COVID-19 related deaths

At the port of Mombasa, fact Alai knew was

False and calculated to cause panic and

Fears among citizens of Kenya.

He was released on a bond of 150, 000

Surety of the same or a cash bail of

50,000 Kenya shillings plus one

Contact person.

Alai through his defence alleged that he was summoned on

Friday morning to shade more light on his post alleging

More death in Coast.

He was arrested and detained, the accused alleged that

While still in remand they had to protest to prevent police

From overcrowding the police cell.

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