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JUSTRICE AT A PRICE?

GATHARA: Dropping charge against Babu Owino repugnant to justice, morality

The judge seemed to treat the case as a private prosecution or a civil case.

In Summary

• The principal magistrate declared the prosecution was “a matter where the court should encourage reconciliation as envisaged in the Constitution” 

• On the face of it, it looks like the MP has essentially been allowed to buy his way out of a prosecution.

The withdrawal of an attempted murder charge against Embakasi East MP Babu Owino, who was caught on camera shooting and injuring DJ Evolve at a nightclub in January last year, has elicited much ...