The prosecution told the court that security agencies had conducted investigations and found no evidence linking Odero and his church to the suspected mastermind behind the Shakahola Cult massacre, self-proclaimed clergyman Paul Mackenzie.
“I discharge in respect of the respondent, the orders made on May 2, 2023, and the subsequent one made on May 4, 2023. The cash bail of Ksh.1.5 million that was deposited to be released to the depositor and this file is now closed.”
Speaking after his release, Odero labeled his court trial a test from God while noting that he bears no grudges against the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) for probing him.
“I don’t think this was about Ezekiel, this was about the church and the future. Tusinge simama imara wale ambao wanatutegemea kwa imani yao kesho wangevunjika moyo,” he said.
“But kama Mungu aliona tunastahili kupitia this test, to prove if at all we are worthy, we say thank you Lord for this test. Ukweli umetuweka huru.”