Drama was witnessed at Bondeni property in Nakuru on Monday, February 20, after a household deserted a casket containing the stays of their kin at an area eatery over an excellent debt of Ksh400,000.
The household dropped the coffin on the enterprise premises in protest of what they termed as reluctance by the proprietor of the lodge to pay the cash.
Addressing members of the press, the deceased’s nephew Benson Mobegi claimed that the late had loaned the businessman his life financial savings.
Richard Ogendi, aged 60, died two weeks in the past earlier than he may very well be paid the quantity he saved in a micro-savings group.
Ogendi who operated a boda boda enterprise within the space is claimed to have saved the cash within the group for about eight years and makes an attempt to get well it resulted in endless excuses from the businessman recognized as Simon Waweru.
“Since his (Ogendi) dying, the businessman has been avoiding us. That’s the reason we determined to go away my uncle’s stays right here. We don’t need the total quantity paid, however for him to decide to settling the debt,” Mobegi mentioned.
Waweru, often known as Baba Martin, is claimed to have fled the scene when the household arrived at his enterprise premises early Monday morning.
Nakuru OCPD Martin Masika confirmed the incident, saying police had suggested the household of the deceased to take the physique for burial in Kisii or return it to the morgue and lodge a civil case after laying their liked one to relaxation.
Residents who milled across the enterprise premises claimed that Waweru, who’s the founding father of the micro-savings group, had conned a number of different members of the general public their hard-earned cash within the current previous.