The court has ordered the release of the cell phones of the six accused persons charged alongside Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino.
The six Calvina Gaucho, Tom Odongo, Michael Otieno, Pascal Ouma, Kelvin Wambo and Willys Owino were charged alongside Babu Owino with planning to commit subversive activities.
The court was told that the orders granted by the chief magistrate Esther Kimilu on July 25, 2023, were not complied with.
The defense lawyer Dancun Okatch told the court that police had not complied with the order to release the phones of the accused persons.
He told the court that only the cell phone of Babu Owino was released after the ruling.
The court also heard that in the matter there are five police officers who will be testifying in the case and they requested the court to consider the hearing immediately.
The presiding magistrate Chief Magistrate Lucas Onyina ordered the cell phones of the six accused persons to be released within seven days.
The case will be mentioned on August 24, 2023, when the application from the defense will be heard.