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Top Kenyan Athlete Lives an Abject Life After Losing Millions to Rogue Lawyer

Daniel Kichirchir is a Kenyan musician. Between 2003 and 2011, Komen dominated the 1500 meter men's race, but he has nothing to show for it. Komen is said to have lost his earnings to someone he previously completely trusted.


Komen amassed a fortune of moreover Ksh35 million over the years, but a lawyer he thought was assisting him in his property investments turned out to have ulterior motives.

Komen stated in a TV appearance that he wanted the lawyer to be his financial advisor in 2008 because he was having trouble finding investment opportunities.

According to reports, the lawyer asked him to buy a Ksh12 million land. However, when he received the selling agreement, he noticed that it was signed in the name of the lawyer.

Komen indicated that he had doubts about the documents' legitimacy, but the lawyer reacted by saying that the minor error will be corrected. That, however, was not to be.

Later, the land he purchased was said to be inhabited by others. The former athlete bemoaned the fact that the lawyer appeared to subdivide the land and sell it to the folks in question.

The lawyer also demanded that he deposit various quantities totaling millions of dollars to his bank accounts, claiming that he was investing for the struggling singer.


The lawyer pretended to be buying homes in Uasin Gishu County for Komen, according to Komen.


"My life was unexpectedly cut short; I had planned to invest in land and other assets to enter the real estate market. I understood that if you buy land near a town in Kenya, it will appreciate.


"I chose to withdraw all of my funds from my accounts and put them in land assets, to sell the property and do real estate when I retire," he added.


Komen filed a lawsuit against the lawyer, but the case has been dragged out in court for years.

In his defense, the attorney said that he began as Komen's lawyer but eventually became business partners in the real estate industry.


He claimed that he had been in charge of the company because Komen had always been there and that he didn't understand why the runner was upset even though he was familiar with their agreement.

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