Sharon Otieno murder case: Obado back in court


Migori Governor Okoth Obado in court on Friday, October 12, 2018. Photo/DZUYA WALTER
Migori Governor Okoth Obado in court on Friday, October 12, 2018. Photo/DZUYA WALTER

In Summary

  • Obado was moved to KNH on October 4 after he complained of pain from from cervical spondylosis.
  • The condition affects the joints and discs in cervical spine located at the neck.
  • On October 8, Judge Lessit directed that Obado and his co-accused be detained at Industrial Area Remand Prison.

Migori Governor Okoth Obado appeared at the Milimani High Court for his bail hearing on Friday.

This is Obado’s second attempt at securing bail in the Sharon Otieno murder case.

His co-accused Michael Oyamo and Caspal Obiero are also in the dock.

On October 8, the trio pleaded not guilty to the murder of the 26-year-old university student.

Obado was arrested on September 21 and is facing charges of aiding and abetting murder.

The trio are also facing a fresh count of murder after the court allowed the prosecution to amend the charge sheet to include that of Sharon Otieno’s baby.

Obado was moved to the Kenyatta National Hospital on October 4 after he complained of pain from from cervical spondylosis.

The condition affects the joints and discs in cervical spine located at the neck.

On October 8, Judge Lessit directed that Obado and his co-accused be detained at Industrial Area Remand Prison.

Sharon, 26, was found dead two days after she was abducted alongside Nation journalist Barrack Oduor who reportedly jumped out of a moving vehicle to save his life.

Sharon’s burial is set for October 19 in Homa Bay Town.

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