A Muslim school teacher and preacher has been sentenced to 20 years in prison by a court in Kenya for radicalizing children.

Children testified that Salim Mohamed Wabwire taught them that Christians should be killed.

Contrary to earlier reports, the court in Mombasa city acquitted him of being a member of militant Islamist group al-Shabab, and recruiting for it.

The group, which is linked to al-Qaeda, has increasingly targeted Kenya. It killed 148 people in an assault on Garissa University College in north-eastern Kenya in April, 2015.

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