In Summary
  • Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) picked him up on Tuesday morning and drove him to their headquarters on Kiambu Road.
  • Police spokesperson Charles Owino had warned him after he posted photos of officers who died in Wajir on Twitter.

Blogger Robert Alai has been arrested in Nairobi a day after police warned him over publishing of photos of terror victims.

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) picked him up on Tuesday morning and drove him to their headquarters on Kiambu Road.

It was not immediately clear why he was arrested but on Monday, Police spokesperson Charles Owino warned him after he posted photos of officers who died in Wajir on Twitter.

CONDEMNED

Mr Owino condemned the posting of images of dead officers warning that such acts will not be tolerated. He added that an unspecified action would be taken against the blogger.

“We wish to condemn this act in the strongest term possible. It is not only unpatriotic but equally uncouth and unacceptable. Our officers deserve dignity and respect from all of us,” said Mr Owino.

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