Suspects Charged for Stoning DP Ruto’s Motorcade in Busia

October 26, 2021

Eight suspects who allegedly stoned Deputy President motorcade on Saturday, at Korinda junction in Busia were Monday arraigned in court.

The eight are Friday Ouma, Michael Omondi, George Odongo, David Ouma, Fredrick Okoth, Reuben Barasa and two minors aged 16 and 14 years.

They appeared before Busia Chief Magistrate Lucy Ambasi and were charged with three counts of incitement to violence, obstructing police officers while performing their duty and malicious damage to property.

They all denied the charges.

Magistrate Ambasi denied them bond saying she was persuaded by the prosecution to deny them bond on various grounds.

“Whereas the accused persons are entitled to a bond as a constitution right, I am persuaded by the prosecution counsel Mr. Namasake that there are grounds to deny you bond,” she ruled.

The matter will be mentioned next week on Friday.

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