Four Chinese nationals have been arrested in Kenya after one of them was caught on video brutalizing a local waiter.
The Chinese seen in a viral video whipping the local worker is a chef at a local restaurant.
Kenyans expressed anger after the incident was recorded and broadcast on local TV channels.
The local worker reportedly came to work late resulting in the Chinese man brutalizing him as a punishment.
According to local news outlets in Kenya the video which was reportedly recorded at the Chez Wou Restaurant in Kileleshwa, Nairobi last week.
WATCH: ‘K24 Digital’ has exclusively obtained a disturbing video clip showing a senior Chinese hotel officer whipping a Kenyan waiter over allegations of reporting late to work. The video was recorded at Chez Wou Restaurant in Kileleshwa, Nairobi last week. pic.twitter.com/CTIns3wOyn
— K24 TV (@K24Tv) February 8, 2020
The police in Kenyan said in a tweet on Sunday that they had raided Chez Wou Restaurant in the suburb of Kileleshwa in the capital, Nairobi, where the four Chinese nationals were working.
The police said only one of them had a work permit. They appeared in court on Monday and have been remanded in custody for further investigations.
Jo china 4 ma iseyo gi wach chwado Jakenya moro Kileleshwa, Nairobi orwaki e rumand kuom ndalo 3 kapod itimo nonro, doho ongádo kamano pic.twitter.com/VvtFy3ckwp
— RamogiFM (@RamogiFM) February 10, 2020
“Eight Kenyans who work at the hotel were also escorted to Kilimani Police Station for further interrogation,” the police said.
The Chinese embassy in Kenya has also commented on the incident saying it was aware of the video and that it “supports” investigations by Kenyan authorities.
The Embassy noticed a video clip about a Chinese chef and Kenyan colleague issued by K24 TV today. We support the Kenyan police to investigate the whole issue thoroughly according to Kenyan laws. Whoever violating the law will face the legal consequences.@K24Tv
— Chinese Embassy in Kenya (@ChineseEmbKenya) February 8, 2020