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Nyeri blogger Martha Wanjiku arrested over comments made on social media

02, Mar 2016

A Nyeri blogger has been remanded for seven days in connection with comments posted online that have allegedly rubbed local politicians the wrong way. 23 year old Martha Wanjiru Miano was arrested on Monday in Karatina after the matter was reported to the police by some county officials and immediately taken to court after which she was remanded. The incident has elicited harsh reactions from some who see it as the harassment of a blogger who took on political bigwigs.