Alleged lover of late Matungu MP Justus Murunga moves to court

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 16:53 |
The late Matungu MP Justus Murunga

Alleged lover of the late Matungu MP Justus Murunga has moved to court to stop his two widows from conducting the burial of the late legislator.

Agnes Wangui Wambiri, who claims to have two children with the late MP, accuses Christabel Murunga and Grace Murunga of conspiring to deny her and her children access and participation in the burial arrangements and the actual burial event.

Wambiri claims she has known the late MP for seven years and they were blessed with two children.

“I first encountered the deceased in the year 2012 when he was a supervisor at Embakasi Ranching. I was a businesswoman engaged in rendition of beverages and snacks within sewage area in Ruai,” she says in court documents.

She says the deceased told her he lived at Utawala with Christabel and thus, around May 2016 he rented a house for her and their son at Ruai.

“The deceased used to pay our monthly rent and maintenance costs for the child by channeling the amounts to my M-pesa numbers,” she claims.

Wambiri, however, claims her relationship with the deceased started hitting rock bottom in 2017 when he won his Matungu parliamentary seat

“The deceased never wanted the public nor his family to learn of the existence of these two children, and even denied me his identification card for purposes of procuring birth certificates for the children However, after several talks and mutual agreement the deceased resumed supporting the children but in a staggered manner up until his sudden demise on 14th November 2020,” she claims.

She says the two minors are biological children of the deceased and thus should be allowed to bury their father.

She wants the court to issue a permanent injunction restraining the two wives from conducting the burial, interment or cremation and in any manner whatsoever disposing the body or remains of the late MP.

She also seeks an order for collection of DNA samples from the deceased and the minors for comparison and ascertainment of their paternity.

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