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Africans, Kenya (Execution)

Volume 530: debated on Wednesday 21 July 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many Africans have now been executed in Kenya since the declaration of the emergency; and on what grounds.

Up to 9th July, 531. The offences were:

Murder (including 211 Mau Mau cases)232
Unlawful possession of arms and ammunition182
Consorting with terrorists91
Administering unlawful oaths18
Acting with intent to further terrorism6
Procuring supplies for terrorists2