Reprieve for Aisha Jumwa after Court’s ruling

By Susan Njire

Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa has finally been freed on a Ksh.4 Million cash bail after spending four nights in police custody.The two had been arrested last year  but were later released on Ksh 500,000 Cash bail pending a comprehensive investigation into the matter.

Jumwa’s release comes a day after she took a plea for a case where she is accused of the murder of one Ngubao Jola during a by-election in 2019 alongside her bodyguard Geoffrey Otieno.The two were presented in court on Thursday after they took a plea on murder charges brought against them by the DPP Noordin Haji.

The Court had ordered psychiatric evaluations for both suspects which took place on October 21,2020.Jumwa and Otieno are accused of fatally injuring Ngubao Jola who was shot and died during the Ganda Ward by-election in 2019.

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