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Updates: What Former Tetu MP and his Brother Have Been Ordered in Ksh 20 Billion Family Estate Case

A file photo of former Tetu MP James Ndung'u Gethenji.

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Former Tetu Constituency Member of Parliament Honourable James Ndung'u Gethenji and his brother who are in dispute over the control of their family's assets worth Sh20 billion have been ordered by the court to settle the case out of court.

Milimani court senior magistrate Bernard Ochoi advised Mr Gitahi Gethenji and Ndung'u to resolve the dispute between them outside the court.

Mr Ochoi asked the lawyer Prof George Wajackoya who represents Gitahi to make the talks between the brothers successful.

A report on the proceedings will be submitted to the court on June 14, 2023.Lawyer Willis Otieno who represents Ndung'u in the case touching on peace in Kihingo estate said "they are ready to resolve the case."

"We have written several letters expressing our desire to resolve this case. Gitahi is the one who has had difficulty," Mr Otieno said.

The prosecution leader Mr James Gachoka said the case against Ndung'u along with Josiah Augo Otieno, Godfrey Ochieng Okello, Kennedy Ochieng Asewe and Shadrack Ouma Okonji for disturbing the peace should not continue while the complainant (Gitahi) can cancel it.

"These brothers have succeeded in resolving the cases that were in the high court regarding the control of the family property. They can also resolve this case," Mr Gachoka told the judge.

"I will set this case aside for another hearing day but I am giving the opportunity for these two brothers to meet and resolve this case," said Mr Ochoi.

Giving evidence in the case, an employee of the Wells Fargo company that protects the prestigious Kihingo Village Waridi Gardens Mr Gabriel Kamau Lumia said he did not see James Ndung'u Gethenji committing violence on October 16, 2019.

"I did not see Ndung'u who is the chairman of the Kihingo company during the riots," Mrs Lumia said when interviewed by Mr Otieno.

The court was informed that Wells Fargo security guards were chased away by an officer hired by Kihingo Mr. Frank Mutegi to manage security.

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