Kenya is to deport four Chinese nationals who were arrested this week after one of them was caught on video brutalizing a local worker.
One of the Chinese was seen in the viral video whipping the local worker at a local restaurant.
According to local news outlets in Kenya the video which was reportedly recorded at the Chez Wou Restaurant in Kileleshwa, Nairobi last week.
Kenyans expressed anger after the incident was recorded and broadcast on local TV channels.
The local worker reportedly came to work late resulting in the Chinese man brutalizing him as a punishment.
WATCH: ‘K24 Digital’ has exclusively obtained a disturbing video clip showing a senior Chinese hotel officer whipping a Kenyan waiter over allegations of reporting late to work. The video was recorded at Chez Wou Restaurant in Kileleshwa, Nairobi last week. pic.twitter.com/CTIns3wOyn
— K24 TV (@K24Tv) February 8, 2020
The Chinese nationals were then taken to court on Monday after the incident and detained further for police investigations to take place.
The police said only one of them had a work permit.
Court grants prosecution’s application to have 4 Chinese Nationals accused of assault detained longer to allow police finish with investigations. Principal Magistrate Hellen Onkwani allowed police to detain them for 15 days. #Assault_Prosecution pic.twitter.com/Gqgub27CXk
— ODPP_KE (@ODPP_KE) February 13, 2020
Kenya’s Interior Minister, Fred Matiang’i has now signed a deportation order for the four individuals to be sent back to China.
In 2019 Kenyan authorities also deported a Chinese man for abusing President Uhuru Kenyatta in a video filmed by an employee at his motorcycle shop.