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Digital Strategist Pauline Njoroge released on free bond

Digital Strategist Pauline Njoroge was on Monday presented before court where drug related charges were dropped.

Pauline was arrested in Watamu alongside her friend Jane Mwangi and their driver Emanze Jilani where four rolls of bhang were confisticates and other drugs inside their hotel room as revealed through a police statement.

“Refer OB No.29 /22/7/2023 at 1809 hrs. At around 1630 hours, officers from DCI Kilifi county while tracing for one Pauline Njoroge, intercepted a motor vehicle Reg. No. KCV 116T Toyota Hiace silver in colour along Watamu Jacaranda road and upon search from the vehicle, Four rolls of dry plant material suspected to be narcotic drugs were recovered.

A further search was conducted at their residence at Mawe Zuri resort house number Tatu which was occupied by Jane Mwangi and a clear container containing ten(10) tablets suspected to be narcotic substances was recovered and in house number Nne which was occupied by Pauline Njoki Njoroge, a clear container containing 50(fifty) tablets suspected to be narcotic substances was also recovered,” read the police report.

The charges were however dropped on Monday and charges with false publication and computer misuse and cybercrimes.

This follows revelations on her social media handles on police brutality in Nyalenda, Kisumu County ahead of the planned anti-government protests in the country.

“On 22nd of July, 2023 at 12:09 PM at unknown place within the Republic of Kenya knowingly posted on your verified twitter account “@paulinenjoroge” to wit “The massacre happening in Nyanza is heartbreaking.

The Images are so painful to see, Men’s organs are being mutilated, other forms of atrocities, crimes against humanity also happening especially in Nyalenda area. Why would the government persecute its people it’s such a manner.

Why would it terrorize its own citizen?” knowingly it to be false and calculated to cause panic and chaos among citizens of the Republic of Kenya,” read the charge sheet.

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