November 28, 2020

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Court suspends Justus Murunga’s burial after woman petitions

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A court has issued a directive stopping the two wives of the late Matungu legislature Justus Murunga’s two wives from proceeding with his burial.

On Thursday, Agnes Makau, Milimani court magistrate directed and ordered Agnes Wangui who was in a relationship with the deceased to serve the two wives with papers at the Lee Funeral home. The parties await a court hearing slated for November 26.

Through her lawyer Danstan Omari, Wangui wanted Murunga’s two widows Grace and Christabel plus Lee Funeral home to halt the burial process.

The order further seeks collection of DNA samples from Murunga and Wangui’s children to ascertain their paternity.

She further sought for the deceased’s body to remain at Lee Funeral Home until both parties had presented their preferred pathologists to collect DNA samples.

Wangui and Murunga’s relationship

In an affidavit, Wangui stated that Justus Murunga is the biological father to her two children.

Wangui added that she was concerned because the two wives may concoct to lock her and her children from the burial plans.

“Murunga and I have known each other for seven years. We met in 2013, while he worked as a supervisor at Embakasi ranching. I, on the other hand, was a businesswoman carrying out vendition of snacks and beverages with sewerage area, Ruai,” said Wangui.

According to Agnes, after beginning their romantic relationship, the two were blessed with a child, and Murunga rented her a house in Ruai.

However, the court documents reveal that after winning the Matungu parliamentary seat in2017, the relationship became rocky.

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