President Barack Obama’s half brother George Obama was arrested for possession of cannabis polices sources in Nairobi said Saturday.
The young Obama was picked up by police in Nairobi’s Huruma area along with three other young men.
Telegraph co.uk; ‘The 24 year old, denies allegation, is due to appear in court on Monday after spending the weekend behind bars’.
‘President Obama’s young half-sibling was in the headlines last year after it was revealed that he was living in a corrugated iron shack in a sprawling slum as his brother run for the most powerful job in the world.
George, who was the son of Mr. Obama’s father by his second wife, was one of the president’s few close relatives who did not travel to Washington for the inauguration on January 20, the report added.
The two met previously met when Mr. Obama visited his ancestral homeland in an encounter that he described as a ‘painful affair’ in his memoir ‘Dreams from my Father’.
‘I was brought up well’, he said in reaction to reports that he was living in poverty. ‘I live well even now. I think I kind of like it here. There are some challenges, but maybe it is just like where you come from, there are the same challenges.