Police unearth damning details on Aisha Jumwa’s close aide as details of more gun drama emerge

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Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa and her bodyguard, Okuto Otieno

Police have unearthed fresh details on Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa's aide who was arrsted alongside the MP after a man was shot to death at the home of Ganda ward MCA elect.

It has since emerged that Geoffrey Okuto Otieno is not new to gun drama, having found himself in trouble with the law, over incidents that saw police label him an armed and "dangerous man".

Described by police in Nairobi as a “dangerous man”, Mr Otieno was in April 2017 involved in another incident in Mathare constituency during the ODM primaries ahead of that year’s General Election.

Then, Mr Otieno, who was vying for the party’s ticket to contest the Hospital Ward civic seat, was arrested and charged at a Nairobi court for misuse of a firearm.

According to police reports, he was arrested after he was reported to have fired at his opponent’s supporters during the nomination campaigns.

He was charged with firing live ammunition in a manner likely to cause terror among the public.

The charge sheet alleged that he went armed with a pistol at Mathare 4B Area on April 23 that year.

According to police, two other aspirants for the Hospital ward seat — Seff Kibira and Kennedy Ooko — had finished addressing supporters at Kosovo and Mucedo when Mr Otieno blocked them, sparking a confrontation.

Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi released him on a bond of Sh50,000 or a cash bail of Sh30,000, but the case was later dropped and Mr Otieno acquitted after the complainants failed to show up to give evidence in court.

Last Wednesday, police arrested Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa and her aide Geoffrey Okuto Otieno as suspects in the murder of Ngumbao Jola who died on Tuesday night after he was shot in the chest during a confrontation at Reuben Katana’s house.

The legislator is accused of storming into the home of the Ganda ward ODM aspirant in Malindi, caused confrontations that led to the shooting of the of the aspirant’s relative.

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