Arrested for allegedly airing the government’s dirty little secrets to the public eye on Saturday at his Mombasa office, blogger Kiplagat Mutai was later set free from police custody on Sunday evening. The blogger’s arrest had social media in an uproar as KOT castigated the government over the act as they called for his immediate release.

Celebrating his freedom were his friends as well as his blogging colleagues and other human rights activists. Here are photos of his heroic reception.

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