Former Kenyan governor is accused of being racist

Kenya's former central bank governor Micah Cheserem was on Wednesday accused of making racist remarks. Businessman Kamlesh Pattni's lawyer alleged that Mr Cheserem told the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee that "Indians have ruined Kenya's economy. They are ripping us off".

Mr A.R. Rebelo claimed Mr Cheserem had shown "open hatred" towards Mr Pattni and used the police to harass him, adding that his client was a victim of racial prejudice.

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