The public lose online war as lady arrested filming police is served criminal charge

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Many Kenyans were irked after seeing what in their eyes was a huge in justice by the Kenyan police and aas usual began an online campaign to seek justice.

However in the end the woman who was arrested and later released on police bond for filming traffic officers harassing a female passenger in Nairobi will be charged with obstruction of justice.

In a viral video, Njeri wa Muthoni is seen filming the officers pulling a lady from the front seat of a matatu plying the Kasarani –Nairobi CBD route.

Njeri was released on a ten thousand shillings bail and will be arraigned in a Makadara court on Friday.

The Charge sheet

In a charge sheet seen by the reporters, she is required to be in court by 8 am.

“Received the sum of ten thousand shillings only the aforesaid person being accused on a charge of obstruction in the execution of duty and being required to appear before the Makadara court at 8 am in Nairobi,” read the charge sheet.

On Tuesday, the Independent Policing Oversight Authority condemned the arrest adding that they had raised the matter with Kasarani police station.

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Earlier Independent Police Oversight Authority condemned the arrest of Njeri wa Muthoni IPOA head of communication Dennis Okech said they had raised the matter with Kasarani police station.

“We have talked with the police in Kasarani and they are processing Njeri’s release,” Okech said.

“We know she will be released. But we want her to report the matter to IPOA for further investigation,” Okech said.

Okech said the officers will be investigated and punished if found guilty.

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