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Court Drama After A Police Officer Demands to Be Addressed in English By a Senior Council

A police officer who was in court to cross examined concerning terror suspects left the whole court in shock after challenging a senior council. According to the officer, he wanted to be addressed in English since he had no mastery of Swahili language.[Photo Courtesy]

Constable Jackson Katana who appeared before Mombasa senior resident magistrate Vincent Adet, informed senior council Chacha Mwita that he should address him in English since he was not understanding what he was talking in Swahili.

Mr Katana who was being cross examined concerning three suspected terrorists was seeking more time to detain them to give detectives humble time to complete their investigations. I his response, senior council Chacha Mwita apologized to the officer for addressing him in Kiswahili yet he doesn't understand.

Mwita ahead to tell the officer that he thought he came around the coast that was a clear indication that he has mastery of Swahili language and be in a position to speak and hear. In the case three Somalia nationals are being investigated for being in possession of articles connected with terrorist acts and being members of Al-shabaab.


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