Sharon Otieno murder: Police to detain taxi driver for 10 days


Sharon Otieno. Photo/COURTESY
Sharon Otieno. Photo/COURTESY

In Summary

  • Sharon’s lifeless body was found dumped near River Owade in Obisa village in the outskirt of Oyugis Town.
  • She had been reported missing after apparently being abducted in Migori alongside Nation journalist Barrack Oduor.
  • A pathologist report later revealed that she had been stabbed eight times and the foetus in her womb also killed in the attack.

An Oyugis court has allowed police to continue detaining a taxi driver arrested in connection with the murder of Rongo university student Sharon Otieno for ten more days.

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On Tuesday, Jackson Otieno Sombe appeared before the Senior Resident Magistrate Joy Wesonga for the first time since his arrest and detention at Migori Police Station.

The Magistrate ordered police to continue holding the suspect to allow detectives continue with investigations over the murder of Sharon.

Migori Governor Okoth Obado’s personal assistant Michael Juma Oyamo and former Kanyadoto MCA Lawrence Mula are also in police custody.

Sharon’s lifeless body was found dumped near River Owade in Obisa village in the outskirt of Oyugis Town.

She had been reported missing after apparently being abducted in Migori alongside Nation journalist Barrack Oduor.

A pathologist report later revealed that she had been stabbed eight times and the foetus in her womb killed in the attack.

Also Read: Sharon Otieno’s baby buried after six-hour delay

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