At last court orders tissue samples to be plucked from KEN OKOTH’s body for DNA over a child in dispute and the remains to be cremated in peace as he wanted

Friday August 2, 2019 - The court has ordered that Kibra MP, Ken Okoth's funeral to go ahead as planned as the family has entered a consent to have DNA samples taken in a row over child.

Dunstan Omarithe lawyer representing MCA, Anne Muthoni, stated that both parties engaged in midnight talks that were started by Opposition Leader, Raila Odinga.

He added that by 4 pm on Friday, DNA samples would be taken from Okoth's body and both parties would provide their own pathologists.

"The cremation of the body will proceed as planned but after DNA samples are picked from the body of the late Hon. Ken Okoth at Lee Funeral Home.”

“We have not slept.”

“We have today filed a consent," Omari remarked.

Omari also noted that this was purely a family matter, adding that there was no dispute in the manner of disposing of the body.

Besides, there was no property dispute.

The court also ruled that the child will participate in the funeral program.


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