Homabay UDA Politicians Charged
Written by Dickens Ochieng on September 1, 2021
13 politicians linked to United Democratic Alliance UDA who were arrested in one of the restaurants in Homabay town for defying covid-19 rules were arraigned in court. The politicians included Zachary Mbara, Gershon Owiti, Gabriel Omondi, Geoffrey Mboya, Steven Choka, Evance Omollo, Victor Odhiambo, Tom Onditi, Joshua Osele, Jared Onyango, Travo Omondi, Lilian Achieng and Melida Auma.
The politicians who appeared before principal magistrate Joy Wesonga for defying covid-19 containment measures on 27th August. They were fined Ksh. 2000 each or they serve one month in jail.
They apologized for what happened but Magistrate Wesonga finished that if they do not pay such amount, they will have to be jailed for one month each. The politicians have 14 days to appeal the case.