(BBC) — Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta says he will set up a new special prison for violent extremist offenders.
The facility would prevent jihadists from spreading their extremist ideology to the rest of society, he said.
The country’s anti-terror law allows security forces to detain people suspected of terrorist activities for a long period without charge.
Kenya is battling home-grown militants linked to Islamist group al-Shabab, which is part of al-Qaeda.
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