MP Babu Owino to be charged with attempted murder

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Embakassi Legislator Babu Owino

Embakasi Legislator Babu Owino will be charged with attempted murder, the Director of Criminal Investigations’ (DCI) George Kinoti has said.

This comes after he allegedly shot and injured a DJ at a popular night club in Kilimani, Nairobi in the early hours of Friday morning.

DCI says he will be marched to court after processing.

“We will charge him with attempted murder. It is apparent that he wanted to kill the man,” Mr Kinoti said.

Police on Friday morning arrested the controversial Orange Democratic Movement lawmaker over the 4 a.m. shooting incident at B Club on Galana Road.

A police report states that the MP drew his pistol and opened fire on the DJ, identified as Felix Orinda, after a heated exchange.