Obado released, barred from office

Migori Governor out on bail

Migori Governor Okoth Obado during his court appearance on August 27, 2020

Migori Governor Okoth Obado was on Monday released from police custody on a Sh8.75 million bail.

Obado was also released on condition that he is not to access his county office.

The governor and his co-accused spent the weekend in jail after their arrest last week.

They have all denied corruption charges against them after the DPP accused them of embezzling Sh73 million county funds.

Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa

In an unrelated matter, Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa was also appeared in court to answer to charges of embezzling CDF funds.

Mombasa Chief Magistrate Edna Nyaloti released Ms Jumwa on a Sh5 million bond with a surety of the same amount or an alternative of Sh2 million cash bail.

The MP surrendered to police on Sunday after evading arrest on Thursday last week.

Her co-accused appeared in court on Friday and were released on bail.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Famous 2NK driver lands lucrative job in Nyeri County Government

Famous 2NK driver lands lucrative job in Nyeri County Government

26-yr-old billionaire commits suicide in Kenya after media pressure

26-yr-old billionaire commits suicide in Kenya after media pressure

Live Updates: Uhuru's State of The Nation Address [Video]

Live Updates: Uhuru's State of The Nation Address [Video]

Magistrate shows mercy on Kamiti escapees

Magistrate shows mercy on Kamiti escapees

David Ndii's wife Mwende bets on rosy CV to become Governor

David Ndii's wife Mwende bets on rosy CV to become Governor

Police vehicle kills the only surgeon at county referral hospital

Police vehicle kills the only surgeon at county referral hospital

DP Ruto's firm wins Sh190M Nairobi county gov't tender

DP Ruto's firm wins Sh190M Nairobi county gov't tender

NMS shortlists 2,000 Kenyans for county jobs [List]

NMS shortlists 2,000 Kenyans for county jobs [List]

KDF moves to forcibly acquire Sh 500M supermarket land in Nairobi

KDF moves to forcibly acquire Sh 500M supermarket land in Nairobi