Embakasi East Mp, Babu Owino Charged With Subversion, Could Face 7 Years In Jail


Babu OwinoEmbakasi East Mp, Paul Ongili or otherwise referred to Babu Owino has been charged with intent to ‘excite disaffection against the Presidency.’

The legislator on Sunday said: ”Kama Gaddafi alitolewa na wananchi, kama Gbagbo alitolewa na wananchi, kama Yahya alitolewa na wananchi, wewe ni nani? Wewe ni mtoto wa mbwa…”

According to the charge sheet, Babu acted contrary to section 77 (1) (f) of the penal code.

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”Intended or calculated to bring into hatred or contempt or to excite disaffection against any public officer, or any class of public officers, in the execution of his or their duties, or any naval, military or air force or the National Youth Service for the time being lawfully in Kenya or any officer or member of any such force in the execution of his duties…” the section reads in part.

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If found guilty, the former student leader could face 7 years in jail.

This could lead to him losing his parliamentary seat.

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