Politician kin to be arrested for failure of paying widow Sh12.5 million
SEE ALSO :Search for Nakuru killer motorist onOn July 19, 2018, Kubai urged the court to find that he is unable to pay Sh12.5 million awarded on October 14, 2013 to Violet Jeptum Rahedi, widow of Edward Rahedi. He wanted the court to declare him bankrupt. On December 1, 2007, Mbogori is said to have been driving along Lang’ata Road in Nairobi when he shot Edward Rahedi causing him severe head injuries. The shooting followed a minor road accident. Rahedi died on January 26, 2008. Mbogori was charged with murder, but was found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 14 months in prison. Then, Rahedi’s widow, Violet Rahedi, sued him for carelessly firing his firearm and causing the death of her husband. The court awarded her Sh12.5 million.
SEE ALSO :Road traffic congestion problem solvableThe widow was to get Sh7 million, her two children Sh2 million each and Rahedi’s father was to get Sh500, 000. Mbogori has since told the court that he is unable to pay the amount. Court declined to suspend the orders obtained by Rahedi which include a warrant of arrest against Mbogori, for failing to pay the amount ordered. The judge said he wanted to hear from all parties, before issuing any orders. Through lawyer Ahmed Jelle, Rahedi’s widow told the court that Mbogori has refused to pay, more than seven years since she obtained the judgment.