Mombasa Women rep Asha Hussein  charged for  assaulting county officer

Mombasa Women Representative Asha Hussein Mohamed at the Mombasa law courts on Monday PHOTO EMMANUEL MCHONJI

Mombasa,KENYA:Mombasa women rep Asha Hussein was on Monday charged  for allegedly  assaulting  and causing bodily harm  to a county officer.

The court heard that  on 11th May 2018 at Majengo area of Mvita subcounty, Asha who is serving her first term in office  assaulted Ms Mayasa Hassan  causing her bodily harm.

The victim Mayasa Hussein  who is a county traffic marshal alleges to have been admitted at Jocham hospital following the incident.

She pleaded not guilty to the charge before Mombasa chief magistate  Julius Nangea.

Her  lawyer  Mr.Paul Buti requested court  to give a   leniency  bail inorder to enable her  to serve her electorate.

The court  ordered her  realeased on a bond of one hundred thousands shillings and surerity of the same or a cash bail of 50 thousands shillings.

The case is set for mention on 28th June.

The prosecution has lined up four witnesses who include the alleged victim.