30 witnesses to testify against governor Obado


30 witnesses have been lined up to testify against Migori Governor Okoth Obado in the murder of slain Rongo University student, Sharon Otieno. The hearing has been scheduled for December 2 and 3 respectively this year, where the Governor was charged with the murder of both Sharon and her unborn child.

According to the prosecution,thirty witnesses have been lined up to testify against the governor and his Governor ,his personal assistant Michael Oyamo and Casper Obiero, a clerk in Migori County.

There are two witnesses that are under protection and carry the weight of the case with others aligned to document the happening of events that led to Otieno’s death.

Late Sharon Otieno aged 26 was a Rongo University student and Migori Governor Okoth Obado’s girlfriend before she met her untimely death on September 4.

She went missing on September 3, and her body was later found in Kodera forest, Homabay County, tortured and killed in murder most foul, with her unborn baby.

Migori Governor Okoth Obado was the main suspect together with his aides.

Following the murder, Obado was arrested and arraigned in front of Justice Jessie Lesiit who later released him on cash bail of Sh5 million and two sureties of the same amount each after pleading not guilty.