Rongo University students disrupt Sharon Otieno Funeral

Sharon Otieno's Mother addressing mourners

Daily Nation

Sharon Otieno body remains had been transported yesterday from Mortuary. The funeral was taking place in Margaret Village, Homabay County. The body remains according to Luo custom are supposed to be buried in his grandfather farm, not his parents.

The funeral of Sharon Otieno started on well but faced disruptions from university students.

Sharon who died approximately two months ago finally today was laid to rest.

The burial of Sharon Otieno started on well until when Rongo University students arrived. The students were shouting at high voice demanding justice for the deceased. The area MP Peter Kaluma who was addressing mourners when the students arrived had to cut short his speech to allow the students mourn.

The Rongo University students surrounded the coffin and started to pray for fetus and Sharon Otieno. At first, the family had promised to not bury Sharon Otieno until those who killed her are brought to book.

It had to take the area MP Peter Kaluma who his family lawyer again to calm them. It had been thought that violence would have erupted but the funeral processed on well. However, it was fully grief from mourners.

The Rongo Student leader Evans Barraza said the culprits need to brought to book. Sharon Otieno was found dead in Kodera Forest after being abducted with NTV journalist.

The area leaders including Women Representatives who attended the funeral asked the government to make sure justice is done for the family. Sharon Otieno was a third-year University student.

Meanwhile, Migori Governor Okoth Obado who his key suspect with his Personal Assistant Michael Oyamo and County clerk Caspal Otieno are expected to appear in Court next week Wednesday for bail application ruling. The three will appear before Justice Jessie Lessig at Mirimani High Court. They are accused of adding, kidnapping and killing the Rongo University student.

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