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The Talisman Restaurant, Karen. / COURTESY

Boniface Mwangi has refuted claims made by Raila Odinga Junior that Talisman restaurant in Karen racially profiled his child by denying him a chance to play with a toy and instead gave it to a white child

Boniface Mwangi wrote that the kids were playing together but after a while one kid wanted his toy back and his nanny went for it. The activist also said that the restaurant did not provide toys but on a playing ground where kids can come with their toys.

“Kids were playing at the Talisman restaurant’s playground. A 3 yr old came with his own toy car. He shared his car with another child. After sometime, the boy wanted it back. The boy’s nanny asked for it..Raila Junior went online to maliciously accuse Talisman of being racist.” Boniface Mwangi wrote.

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However Raila Odinga Junior refuted this claims by Boniface Mwangi and said that they complained to the staff asked to see the management which they were not allowed to. He reiterated that the toy belonged to the restaurant.

Boniface Mwangi said that he had called the Talisman restaurant after he saw Raila Junior’s tweet and said that the staff was shocked ed at the claims and even gave sent him a video from the CCTV camera and photos of the child.

Boniface Mwangi also told the NASA leaders son that he was a poor parent and that he ought to teach his child that she could not have everything she wanted. He said that what Raila Odinga Junior presented at the restaurant was entitlement.

Raila Odinga Junior said The Talisman Restaurant was discriminating against child on the playing field. Odinga says that some toys on the field were specially meant for ‘White kids.’

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