Saturday, January 31, 2009
Obama's brother arrested for alleged marijuana possession.
◼ BBC Obama half-brother on drug charge
George Obama was arrested in Nairobi with one joint of marijuana, police chief Joshua Omokulongolo said.
"He is not a drug peddler. But it is illegal, it is a banned substance," he said. Mr Obama has denied the allegations.
..."They took me from my home," George Obama told reporters in Nairobi from his jail cell. " I don't know why they are charging me."
◼ Guardian Obama's brother on drugs charge President's relative denies police charge after arrest for possession of a single marijuana joint
◼ Scotland on Sunday Obama's half-brother arrested over drugs
◼ ChinaView Kenyan police free Obama's half brother