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A woman is to appear in court for sending a defamatory text message via her mobile phone.

09:52 Aug 7 2015 Siaya, Kenya

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A woman is to appear in court for sending a defamatory text message via her mobile phone. The suspect was arrested for sending the short text message (SMS) to her neighbour in Gem, Siaya District. Nyanza PPO Anthony Kibuchi said the recipient, Beatrice Anyango, 26, reported that the suspect accused her of spreading the virus that causes Aids. The PPO confirmed he had seen the message written in Dholuo. Mr Kibuchi said the suspect is in custody and is set to appear in court.
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