Babu Owino  released on sh 500,000 bail


Nairobi,KENYA:Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili alias Babu Owino has been released on a sh 500,000 bail.

Babu was arrested on Monday has spent the past two days in police custody and attending court hearings.

Babu had been charged with incitement and subversion following his utterances of words that were deemed as insulting to the president Uhuru Kenyatta and the former first lady Ngina Kenyatta.

Nairobi chief magistrate Francis Andayi ordered Babu released a bail of sh 500,000 and deposit of two surelities of sh 1 million each.

Several NASA politicians including the Nairobi Women rep Esther Pasaris attended the bail hearing.

However Babu’s supporters had earlier demanded that Pasaris leaves the court over her earlier remarks where she blasted the young legislator over the remarks.