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Latest stories: Fr. Richard Oduor

Fr. Richard Oduor who has been freed on cash bail by the magistrate at Kenya’s Milimani Law Court. He is accused of “negligently” spreading COVID-19. He has denied the charges

Kenyan Court Frees Cleric Accused of Spreading COVID-19 on US$1,500 Cash Bail

Apr 17, 2020

The magistrate at Kenya’s Milimani Law Court, Martha Nanzushi has freed Fr. Richard Oduor, accused of “negligently” spreading COVID-19, on a cash bail of KES.150,000.00 (US$1,500.00) and ordered him to go into a 14-day self-quarantine after he pleaded not guilty to the charges, Fr. Richard’s legal representative has told ACI Africa.

Fr. Richard Oduor, Kenyan-born priest incardinated in South Sudan's Torit diocese who was arrested April 9, 2020 after he was discharged from hospital where he was being treated for COVID-19 / Fr. Richard Oduor

Prosecutor Asks More Time “to complete investigations” in Kenyan Cleric Case over COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020

The government of Kenya through the Director of Public Prosecutions is seeking more time “to complete investigations” in the case of the Kenyan-born Catholic priest, Fr. Richard Oduor, over allegations that he “knowingly” spread COVID-19.

Fr. Richard Oduor, Kenyan-born priest incardinated in South Sudan's Torit diocese who tested positive for COVID-19 days after arriving in Kenya from Rome. He says he has no symptoms of the virus / Fr. Richard Oduor

“It's my 14th day in Kenya, I’ve no COVID-19 symptoms,” Priest Says, Faults Media Reports

Mar 27, 2020

The Kenyan priest, Fr. Richard Oduor who, according to government authorities in Kenya, tested positive for COVID-19 and got hospitalized days after returning from Italy has said that on the 14th day since he traveled back to Kenya, he does not feel any of the known symptoms of the virus that has claimed more than 24,000 lives across the globe.