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Babu Owino released on Bail over Hate Speech Charges



University of Nairobi student leader Babu Owino has been released on Bail of 100k over hate speech charges pending the hearing of his  case.

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Photo: SONU chair Babu Owino

Babu Owino had been arrested over speech alongside 8 other members of parliament from CORD and jubilee.

While reading his release statement at Milimani Law courts, Magistrate indicated that he had not seen any reason that would make him prevent the release of Babu Owino on Bail. The Magistrate also argued that he is a student and should be let free to persue his studies.

Babu Owino was represented in court by ODM lawyer Edwin Sifuna.

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