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A magistrate court in Nairobi has issued a warrant of arrest against Kenyan rugby player Alex Olaba for failing to appear in court for the second time for the judgment facing him and colleague Frank Wanyama over rape.

The duo was accused by musician Wendy Kemunto of rape in February 2018 at Highrise Estate in Nairobi County.

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The duo was accused by musician Wendy Kemunto of rape in February 2018 at Highrise Estate in Nairobi County. Nation
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The judgement was initially set for Thursday but the former Kenyan international failed to show up in court forcing the court to postpone the ruling to Friday.

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On Friday, Wanyama showed up but his co-accused Olaba failed to show up and Justice Martha Mutuku issued a warrant of arrest against the player.

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The two players play for Kenya Harlequins and since the matter was taken to court, they have not been able to play for the national team after Kenya Rugby Union decided against their inclusion, until the case is resolved.

Story by Kevin Kimutai, TUKO Correspondent.

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