I am here to Forgive Babu Owino – Man Tells court

Reprieve for Babu

The Assault case was withdrawn after the Complainant Joshua Otieno Obiende, told court that God had directed him to forgive Babu Owino.

“I am here to state that I have decided to forgive my brother Babu Owino. Whatever happened is now history. I have not been coerced. I have done this in the spirit of brotherhood. God directed me to forgive and if God forgives, who cannot forgive,” Obiende  aid appearing before Chief magistrate Joyce Gandani.

Obiende had accused the youthful MP of assaulting him at Soweto polling station on August 8, 2017, but Babu denied the accusations.

The legislator, welcomed the forgiveness, telling the Court that he was happy that the complainant had opted for reconciliation.

“Thank you brother for this gesture,”  said Babu Owino. An affidavit was filed in court to seal the reconciliation.

The MP and his Bodyguard Fanuel Owino had been accused of assaulting a parking attendant at Fortis Towers in Westlands, Nairobi, on January 11.


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