Jumwa and co-accused in murder case are 'lovers', court told

Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa (right) and her aide Geoffrey Otieno Okuto at the Mombasa Law Courts on October 23, 2020, when they were granted release on bond in a murder case.

Photo credit: Kevin Odit | Nation Media Group

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  • A pre-bail assessment report indicates that the relationship between Ms Jumwa and her bodyguard Geoffrey Otieno Okuto mutated into a romantic one over the years as they worked together.
  • A positive social assessment report from Ganda Location Chief Batholomew Kitunga saw Ms Jumwa secure bond after spending four days in custody over the death of Ngumbao Jola, an ODM supporter.

Malindi legislator Aisha Jumwa and her aide, who are facing murder charges over a man’s death in 2019, have been dating for the past six years, court records show.

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