Nairobi, Mar 29 (AP) Lawyers say that today Kenyan authorities deported an opposition politician whose attempt to enter the country led to him being detained in an airport toilet for more than a day. Also Read - Mom-to-be Anushka Sharma Looks Super-Adorable as She Flaunts Her Baby Bump in an Beige-Brown Dungaree And Gets a 'Pocketful of Sunshine'

Lawyer Cliff Ombeta said that Miguna Miguna, targeted in a Kenyan government crackdown amid lingering election tensions, was sent to Dubai even after a court ordered authorities to release him. Also Read - MI vs KXIP Dream11 Team Hints And Predictions IPL 2020: Captain, Vice-Captain And Probable XIs For Today's Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab Match 36 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium 7.30 PM IST Sunday, October 18

Another lawyer, James Orengo, said police at the airport roughed up lawyers and forced them to leave when they tried to serve the court order. Also Read - IPL 2020, MI vs KXIP in Dubai: Predicted Playing XIs, Pitch Report, Toss Timing, Squads, Weather Forecast For Match 36

Kenyan authorities did not immediately respond, though Kenya’s immigration department re-tweeted a post urging the public to ignore a rumor that Miguna had been sedated.

The deportation ended the airport drama in which Miguna posted from what he called “Toilet at Terminal 2.”(AP) AMS 03291420

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.