Babu Owino to stay behind bars for a week

What you need to know:

  • The MP, real name Paul Ongili, denied an attempted murder charge at the Milimani Law Courts on Monday, after shooting DJ Felix Orinda, popularly known as DJ Evolve.
  • He also denied a charge of behaving in a disorderly manner while carrying a firearm, by firing at Mr Orinda,.
  • The magistrate called for the victim's evidence to be presented in court before he decides whether to release Mr Owino on bond. The ruling will be delivered on January 27.

Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi has directed that Embakasi East MP Babu Owino be remanded for seven days to await a pre-bail report from the probation department.


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