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Arunga: I am now married to Timberlake

By | Published Fri, March 5th 2010 at 00:00, Updated Fri, March 5th 2010 at 00:00 GMT +3

By Cyrus Ombati

Former KTN anchor Esther Arunga plans to sue her parents and a psychiatrist for allegedly incarcerating her.

Ms Arunga also announced she was joined to Quincy Timberlake in a civil marriage. Quincy is in jail.

"You can marry someone who is still in jail. Let it be known I have changed my name to Esther Adongo Timberlake," she said.

Addressing a Press conference Thursday, Arunga said she would seek Sh300 million from her parents and Dr Frank Njenga, who she alleged attended to her.

She claimed her attempts to escape from Bustani Community Centre for the mentally retarded were thwarted by security.

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She said the medical officials at the institution sedated her to detain her despite the fact that she was found to be mentally stable.

Arunga, who was accompanied by the leader of Finger of God Church Joseph Hellon at their Runda home, said she had severed links with her parents for liaising with police and psychiatrists to incarcerate her.

My choice

"They should know I am a grown up with freedom to do anything and I have nothing to do with them," she said.

Arunga, who is also a lawyer, displayed drafted and unstamped chamber summons and affidavits that she claimed were restricting orders against police and her parents.

She said she escaped from her parents’ house in Kileleshwa Thursday after fighting a housemaid, who had been left to take care of her.

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