CJ Maraga’s Friend Dies in a Tragic road Accident

Judge Samuel Ndung'u Mukunya's car

Chief Justice David Maraga has led the country in mourning the untimely demise  Judge of Samuel Mukunya.

Judge Mukunya, who worked at the Environment and Lands Court at the Kerugoya High court was involved in a tragic road accident on Thursday night in Nyeri County.

Nyeri Base Commander Castarais Mugo said on Friday that the judge had been driving towards Mweiga when he lost control of his White Land Cruiser V8 and hit a canter.

“Both vehicles were extensively damaged. He died while police were taking him to Nyeri County Referral Hospital. He was alone. We did not identify him immediately. We learned this morning that he was a judge.”

The body was taken to the hospital’s mortuary.

Maraga described the deceased as a personal friend whom he had known for many years and an outstanding jurist.

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