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High Court judge refuses to quit Sharon Otieno’s case

Judge Jessie Lessit of the High Court has on Friday refused to withdraw herself from the murder case of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno.

Speaking during a court hearing Judge Lessit said there was no evidence to prove that he has a conflict of interest in the case.

Also read: University student abducted on Monday found dead in a forest

The accused Governor Okoth Obado’s personal assistant Michael Oyamo and County Clerk Casper Obiero claimed the High Court judge was biased when he refused to grant them bond.

Also read: Governor Okoth Obado summoned for questioning

Passing her ruling, Judge Lessit said there was no sufficient evidence to show that she would handle the case in an unfair manner.

Both Oyamo and Obiero have been accused to be involved in the death of Sharon Otieno in September while she was seven months pregnant.

Also read: Prove your innocence,Raila tells Obado

Further revelation revealed that she was romantically involved with the Migori and that she was about to release some vital information before meeting her death.

Several stab wounds were found on her body with one making its way into the unborn baby.

Also read: Governor Obado pleads not guilty to Sharon’s death

The Governor pleaded not guilty before he was released on bail in addition to some terms and conditions to the bail.

Several leaders condemned the horrific murder demanding justice for Ms. Sharon.

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