MP Babu Owino arrested after DJ is shot on the neck
SEE ALSO :Five in trouble over betting machinesAfter the shooting, Owino, other revelers and management of the club rushed the DJ to the Nairobi hospital. He was rushed to theatre and a bullet that had been lodged in his neck was removed. Doctors say DJ Evolve is in critical condition but stable. Babu Owino arrested Owino was arrested at the hospital where he was waiting for the DJ to be attended to. It is not clear what prompted the shooting. Owino is believed to be a licensed gun holder. Police who visited the scene said they neither recovered a cartridge nor the gun used in the shooting. Kilimani Sub county police boss Lucas Ogara said a team is investigating the circumstances that led to the incident. Ogara said the team will review CCTV footage at the club to establish what happened. “We will talk to all concerned before we move forward,” he said.
SEE ALSO :Two wardens held over bhangSeveral revellers who were present were questioned over the shooting. Owino is not new to controversy The MP is not new to controversy and was always at loggerheads with police in 2017 and part of 2018. His social media posts, some of which are inappropriate, have also elicited mixed reactions among netizens with a majority faulting him for his rants. Recently the MP was involved in a heated exchange with Nairobi Woman Rep Esther Passaris after he threatened to shave Kandara MP Alice Wahome for disrespecting President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga.
SEE ALSO :Chaos as police arrest Bobi WineIn 2012, Former Kilome MP John Harun Mwau's car hit and killed a pedestrian as he sped to work near Serena Hotel, Nairobi. Mwau was driving himself in a Mercedes Benz four wheel drive car at about 6 am when the incident happened. After recording statement, the ex-Kilome MP was released to proceed to work and that is how the case disappeared. Mwau was never charged with the family of the deceased going silent over the incident. Kenyans are waiting to see what will happen to the MP with the new Director of public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji reportedly strict.
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