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Drama in court as wailing man compels judge to bring forward Sh150m land case

The wailing of a frustrated man in a courtroom forced a judge to bring forward the hearing a Sh150million land case by seven months.

Touched by the emotions of Mr Francis Muturi, Mr Justice Samson Okong’o, directed the case in which two businessmen, Hitesh Morjaria and Vijay Morjaria, have been sued to be heard on March 30, 2017 instead of October 2,2017.

Mr Muturi, who is being represented by lawyer William Arusei, pleaded with the court saying court: “My Lord I do not know whether I will live upto to October 2, 2017. I have a heart condition and nervous disorder, I urgently needs over Sh4million to travel to India for specialized treatment as recommended by doctors at the Kenyatta National Hospital and Karen Hospital respectively.”

Mr Muturi told the court that Hitesh and Vijay breached the sale agreement they signed in October 5, 2012 to purchase his land along Mombasa Road at Sh 45 million.


They were required to complete purchasing the land within 90 days upon payment of a down payment of 10 percent that is Sh 4.5 million.

“I do not want to engage with them any further. Its four years since they paid me 10 per cent of the sale amount and disappeared. They have breached the sale agreement. They fraudulently transferred the title deed of my land into their names and begun frustrating me.”

Mr Muturi, who walks with the help of crutches and has a neck brace, further told the court that his land is now valued at Sh150 million but that he is unwilling to sell it to the two.

Its at tthis point that Mr Muturi got overwhelmed with emotion and broke down. Mr Muturi wants the court to cancel the title deed issued to Hitesh and Vijay since they breached the sale agreement.

The court fixed the date for the hearing of the case on March 30, 2017.