MP Babu Owino released

Embakassi East MP Babu Owino.

Embakasi East member of Parliament Babu Owino, has been released on a cash bail of Sh10 million in his case over the shooting of a DJ.

In the ruling on Monday evening, the court said the money will be used to settle the hospital bill of victim DJ Evolve, whose name is Felix Odhiambo Orinda.

The cash bail will be paid in four installments.

The court gave conditions for the MP’s release from Industrial Area Prison, one being payment of the the first installment of Sh2.5 million before he is freed.

In addition, Milimani Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi said, two parliamentarians must sign for Babu’s release. They are Mathare MP Anthony Oluoch and Nominated Senator Beatrice Kwamboka.

Mr Andayi also said Babu must not drink alcohol or take narcotics in a public place, or interfere with witnesses, until the case is heard and determined.

The MP was also ordered to submit his travel documents to the court.

The case will be mentioned on February 6 for directions on the pre-trial.