The widows of the late Matungu MP Justus Murunga asked a woman who claimed to have children with the deceased to deposit Ksh 10 million to cover funeral and other expenses.
In an affidavit, the widows asked Agnes Wangui Wambiri to make the deposit if the court did not lift the injunction that barred the family from burying Murunga on November 28, 2020.
They argue that Parliament would cover the deceased’s death bills until November 26, 2020. The family would, however, have to pay the costs if the burial takes place later.
The late Matungu MP Justus Murunga addressing a crowd.
“The injunction is disruptive because the burial of the deceased has been set for November 28, in Matungu constituency, Kakamega county. This grave injustice will be caused if the injunction is upheld and the funeral arrangements scuttled and (then) TBEN returns a negative result. result, ”the affidavit read.
The widows also said the public health department ordered them to bury the lawmaker before said date.
“Many of Murunga’s friends have made arrangements to travel on November 27 and 28. It would be a big inconvenience if the burial were to be delayed,” they added.
Before Murunga’s death, the widows said they did not know Mwambiri or his children.
However, the duo said they did not object to Wambiri taking TBEN samples to establish paternity.
“To ensure justice for all parties, we have no objection to the plaintiff’s medical experts taking samples of the deceased’s body for TBEN analysis to determine the presumed paternity of the children,” it reads. ‘affidavit.
Wambiri filed a complaint in the Milimani courthouse, seeking to stop the burial of the deceased.
She alleged that she had had a relationship with the MP for seven years and that they had two children.
“I first met the deceased in 2012, when he was a supervisor at the Embakasi Ranching when I was a businesswoman engaged in the sale of drinks and snacks in the sewage area, Ruai, ”one affidavit read.