The Nairobi Times Newspaper of February 26, 1983, Issue No. 401

Volume Ref: NT_1983_M008780

  • SPTE George Akoth Otila facing a charge of treason told the court that he was put in a special treatment room and subjected to inhuman conditions that led to diarrheal infection.
  • He told the court he was stripped naked and kept in a room containing dirty water and left without food for several days.
  • Otila made the allegations in an unsworn defence statement in a trial that arose when he objected to admission of his statement as part of the evidence of the prosecution.