Robert Alai fights 3-year jail term for 'insulting' Uhuru
“Insulting Raila is what Uhuru can do. He hasn’t realised the value of the presidency. Adolescent president. This seat needs maturity,” read the tweet.
“The section limits the freedom of speech and expression of the petitioner and the citizenry of Kenya at large by the use of broad and vaguely worded sedition laws that the government can wield to arrest, investigate and imprison its critics and dissenting voices,” said Robert Alai’s lawyer as published by The Star on May 4.
“A person who by means of a licensed telecommunication system: sends a message or other matter that is grossly offensive or of an indecent, obscene or menacing character; or sends a message that he knows to be false for the purpose of causing annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to another person commits an offence,” read the Act.