Malindi Member of parliament Hon.Aisha Jumwa and her bodyguard, Okuto Otieno, have been granted Sh1 million bond and a surety of a similar amount with the alternative of Sh500,000 bail.
The two shall be released but they must present themselves to DCIO in Malindi on October 22 2019 pending any further summons which shall be issued.
Charges and chronology of events
Malindi Police Station
Subject : Shooting Incident Report.
Ref my OB no 96/15/10/2019 at 2045Hrs.
That today at around 17.30Hrs at Mshongoleni Pendukiani area,Ganda Location Map Ref. 167424,That the deputy subcounty police commander Mr.Solomon Kosgey Asp, S/Sgt Julius Maina and party had gone to respond to an unlawful gathering after a tip from the members of the public and upon reaching the said place ,found a crowd of people numbering about 500,the said place had tents pitched all over the compound and there were vehicles and motorcycles parked in the compound of one Reuben Mwambire Katana who is a candidate in the forth coming by elections of Ganda ward scheduled for the 17th of October 2019.And while they were in the process of arresting the organizers of the alleged meeting, The area member of Parliament Hon Aisha Jumwa arrived in a convoy of 3 vehicles accompanied by her aids and other unidentified people,they a lighted from their vehicles and she enquired as to what was happening there and upon enquiring the crowd became rowdy and violent and started pelting stones and crude weapons at the said Hon. Mp and her group. A scuffle ensued,the deputy subcounty police commander Mr.Kosgei and his group intervened trying to calm the situation and to protect the area Mp. Hon. Aisha Jumwa and her group who were being attacked by the crowd. The bodyguard of Hon Aisha Jumwa started shooting In the air and in the process the mob started shouting alleging that the bodyguard had shot unknown male adult and they became more rowdy and violent forcing the officers to fire in the air to disperse them.During the incident the following officers 1.Mr.Solomon Kosgei fired one round of 9mm from his Jericho pistol S/No KP 44321251, 2.No 67680 S/Sgt Julius Maina fired one round of 9mm from his ceska pistol S/No.F3563.And No.112290 PC Nicholas Muthanga fired two rounds of 7.62 mm from his AK47 S/No.705437 During the incident The following suffered injuries as follows, Mr.Solomon Kosgei suffered a swollen shoulder And No.67680 S/Sgt Julius Maina suffered swollen left elbow joint. The crowd continued to be riotous until the area MP and her group went away. The subcounty police commander Mr Philip Wambugu brought in more reinforcement and attended to the scene of the incident. The injured person by the name Ngumbao Jola a giria Male adult aged about 48 years was taken to malindi general hospital where he was pronounced dead an arrival and body preserved at the same hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem Progress report to follow.