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Chinese nationals arrested after one was captured on video flogging Kenyan waiter in Nairobi restaurant for coming late to work (Photos/video)



Four Chinese nationals including a chef have been arrested after they were captured on video flogging a Kenyan at Chez Wou restaurant in Kileleshwa, Nairobi.

The video recorded at Chez Wou Restaurant in Kileleshwa, Nairobi last week, showed a senior Chinese hotel officer whipping a Kenyan waiter over allegations of reporting late to work.

Confirming the incident, Directorate of Criminal Investigations – DCI, director said they had arrested the four after reports that a man of Asian descent was assaulting a male employee.

“Following reports of an incident doing rounds in sections of the press depicting a man of Asian descent assaulting a male employee said to be working at a hotel, this morning detectives from Kilimani raided Chez Wou Restaurant in Kileleshwa in pursuit of the matter,”  the statement reads.

The perpetrator one Deng Hailan, a Chinese National who works at the hotel as a chef but doesn’t have a work permit was arrested.

Also arrested were two other chefs Chang Yueping & Ou Qiang who hold expired Visas. Chang holds a work permit but his compatriot doesn’t. Yu Ling a cashier at the hotel holding a visitor’s visa but without a work permit was also arrested.

Eight Kenyans who work at the hotel were also escorted to Kilimani Police Station for further interrogation.

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