Kenya murder suspects 'tortured'
The three men charged with the high-profile murder of a Kenyan academic who was helping to redraft the constitution say they were forced to confess by police. Their lawyer Muriuki Kanyiri said they were tortured for five days and told to say they were working on the orders of a specific politician. They pleaded not guilty to the murder of Crispin Mbai. Politicians from both the ruling National Rainbow Coalition (Narc) and the opposition have said that Mr Mbai’s killing was a political assassination meant to derail the constitution review process. Full Story