A Kenyan religious leader, Bishop Margaret Wanjiru, who was a candidate in the political party primaries, is being detained for a further four more days after being arrested on Wednesday for disrupting a voting exercise, private Standard newspaper reports.
Bishop Margaret Wanjiru, a popular religious leader, who runs her own church, faces two charges of malicious damage and disrupting a voting exercise.
Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi ordered that Bishop Wanjiru is to be held until 2 May, when she will appear in court and could be released on bond, the report says.
Local TV station KTN reports that if she is found guilty she could face two years in prison.
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