These 5 people were also dramatically deported from Kenya just like Miguna Miguna

Miguna was dramatically put into a KLM flight departing Nairobi for Amsterdam a few minutes to 10PM on Tuesday evening.

Miguna was dramatically put into a KLM flight departing Nairobi for Amsterdam after refusing to take plea in a Kajiado court for charges related to the swearing-in of Raila Odinga as the People’s President.

"It is true. He was forced into a KLM flight minutes to 10pm and we gather he is headed to Canada. Such a travesty of justice," Dr John Khaminwa a member of his legal team told a local daily by phone.

NEXUS, "The official government newsroom" later tweeted a page photo of his passport and confirmed the deportation.

‘‘Miguna is headed home. The court ordered he gets released and the interior ministry obeyed the orders and even assisted him with a flight ticket home".

Miguna Miguna while being the first Kenyan to ever be deported from his home country contrarily to the Kenyan constitution he is however not a first.

Kenya has a history of deporting people; here are five other people who met similar fate like Miguna’s

Koffi Olomide

Congolese singer, Koffi Olomide was deported back to Kinshasa in 2016 following public outcry after a video of the award winning musician with a rich fan base in the country emerged showing him purportedly kicking a woman at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi.

After being locked at the Airports cell, he was summarily deported aboard Kenya Airways flight KQ554 to Kinshasa at 11:30am.

Artur Brothers

The two controversial Armenian Artur brothers were dramatically kicked out of Kenya in 2006 following a spate of criminals’ attacks which included the raid on the Standard Group.

The brothers were deported after a gun drama at Jomo Kenyatta Airport, followed by Presidential order.

The brothers Margaryan and Sargsyan left on a Kenya Airways flight at 7.30pm for Dubai.

Anthony Chinedu

Controversial Nigerian businessman Anthony Chinedu was deported back to Nigeria in June 2013 for involvement in narcotics trafficking.

Three months later Mr Chinedu however sneaked back into the country and was arrested in Donholm, Nairobi.

He confessed that he entered Kenya through Namanga using different identification documents.


In 2014, Kenya deported 82 Somalis and rounded up hundreds of other Somali refugees without proper documents, as part of a security crackdown launched after repeated attacks claimed by Al Shabaab militants from neighboring Somalia.

Abdullah Ocalan

In 1999, Kenya deported Abdullah Ocalan, one of the founding members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) back to Turkey where he is currently in Prison.

Mr. Ocalan who had flown from Greece had used Kenya as a stop over while enroute to South Africa where he was hoping to seek refuge

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