Aisha Jumwa Has Been In A romantic Relationship With Her Bodyguard Who Is Married With Two Children
Malindi Member of Parliament Aisha Jumwa has been in a romantic relationship with her bodyguard Geoffrey Otieno Okuto for six years, the court has been informed.
The two lovers, who are facing murder charges over the death of a man in 2019, started being romantically involved with each other over the years as they worked together. According to a pre-bail assessment report presented to court, the aide is also married and is a father of two.
"The accused takes care of his family's needs and keeps contact with his wife," the report indicated. The wife is also fully aware of the affair between her husband and the lawmaker. Aisha Jumwa, her bodyguard have also been living together as a couple.
The court was told when Otieno is in Malindi, he stays together with the Malindi parliamentarian and when in Nairobi, he lives in Lavington. They have lived as a couple for six years. The aide has been working as Jumwa's personal assistant and security manager since 2016. Jumwa and Otieno appeared at the High Court in Mombasa on Thursday, October 22, and pleaded not guilty to the alleged murder of Michael Ngumbao Jola on October 15, 2019.
Noordin Haji approved the murder charges against Jumwa and Otieno. Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji made the decision to charge the MP with the murder of Jola on Wednesday, October 14. Jola had attended a meeting at the home of his nephew Reuben Katana who was contesting for the Ganda ward by-election on ODM ticket when Otieno allegedly shot him.
They successfully applied to be released and were slapped with KSh 4 million and KSh 1.5 million cash bails respectively pending hearing of the murder case. However, the suspects failed to deposit cash bails to secure their release from the police cells.