A woman who claims to be a lover to deceased Matungu member of parliament Justus Murungar has said he (Murunga) sent her Sh1,300 for gas fill-up and Sh4,000 for upkeep two days before his death
The woman, Agnes Wangui now wants her children to be allowed to take part in the funeral and has asked the courts to stop the MP’s wives from entombing him
She also She also pursued an order for collection of DNA samples from the MP to determine the paternity of her kids.
Murunga passed away on November 14 while being hurried to hospital after collapsing at home. His body is at Lee Funeral Home.
“I am apprehensive that there may be concerted efforts by the two wives to lock me and my children out of the burial arrangements and the actual burial event,” she says.
Wangui claims she has been in a bond with the legislator for a period of seven years and together they have two children, a boy and a girl who are seven and three years respectively
She says she is yet to comprehend the news of Murunga’s death and wants their children to be allowed to participate in the funeral preparations.
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In court papers Wangui says they initially met in 2013 when he worked as a supervisor at Embakasi ranching. By then she ran a business of vending drinks and snacks around Sewerage area in Ruai
“Shortly after, we began a romantic relationship and out of the said union we were blessed with our first child who was born in November 2013 while our second child was born in 2017. Murunga later rented a house for me in Ruai,” she says.
She says Murunga lived in Utawala with his wife Christabel all this while then around May 26, the MP hired a house for her in Ruai.
She says Murunga paid her rent and upkeep expenses for their kids. He sent money through M-Pesa through his two registered phone numbers.
According to the court papers, the rapport fermented in 2017 when Murunga won the Matungu legislative seat.
“Murunga never wanted the public nor his family to learn of the existence of our two children and even denied me his identification card for purposes of procuring birth certificates for the children,” she says.
Through barrister Dunstan Omari, Wangui says after discussions, Murunga continued catering for the kids needs although in an inconsistent way until his demise.
According to the court documents, the MP constantly recognised and sustained the kids.