Robert Alai arrested

Alai is currently detained by police at the Kamkunji Police Station.

Alai disclosed that he had been arrested by officers from the Special Crimes Prevention Unit.

According to the Standard, Alai was ordered out of his vehicle at gunpoint and forced into another awaiting car which took him to the Kamkunji Police Station.

Alai was allegedly arrested over a ‘sensitive story’ that touched on some prominent personalities on his Kahawatungu blog.

The blogger revealed that he had not been informed on the reasons why he had been arrested.

Kenyans On Twitter called for his release with the hashtag #FreeAlai trending on Saturday morning.

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