(ABC News) President Obama's half brother, who has gained a reputation in Kenya as the family's ne'er-do-well, is making headlines again. George Obama, 30, is being sued by his girlfriend who claims he ran off with their 3-year-old son last month and refuses to return him.
According to a Daily Nation reporter in the Nairobi courtroom, the girlfriend alleges George Obama arrived at her house in the Haruma slum on the boy's birthday, insisting he must take him to buy a present. The girlfriend claims Obama refused to the let the boy's grandmother and aunt go along, forcing them out of his taxi before driving off.
The girlfriend's attorney, John Chigiti, told the court that Obama informed him he wants to the take the child to America. The judge later barred Obama from taking the child out of the country and ordered him to bring the child to a court hearing at the end of the month.
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