Man Elated As Court Orders His Former In-Laws To Refund His Dowry After Failed Marriage

Date: 16-05-2022 12:04 pm (1 month ago) | Author: Adeniran olatomiwa
- at 16-05-2022 12:04 PM (1 month ago)
(f)




A court has approved a 52-year-old Kenyan man’s dowry repayment request following the dissolution of his marriage.

The man identified as Wilberforce Murunga then dragged his former in-laws to Kitale chief magistrate in December 2021, demanding a dowry refund including cash, three cows, one she-goat, a pair of gumboots, and a hat after his two-year marriage to their daughter fell apart.

The man and his estranged wife, Irine Khasoa, got married in 2017 and their marriage was annulled in 2021 in a Kitale court.



Wilberforce claimed that after one year and six months of marriage, his wife abandoned their marital home, and that since he had paid the dowry according to Bukusu customs, he was entitled to a refund.

“I paid Sh50,000, three Ayrshire heifers, one cross Ayrshire bullock, one she-goat, a pair of gumboots and a hat as bride price. I have a copy of the dowry negotiation agreement which was counter-signed by representatives of both families,” he said.

In the case before Kitale Chief Magistrate Julius Ngar, he argued that his mother-in-law and her daughter had conspired to defraud him of his hard-earned money.

The Kitale mediation court, in its judgment on Saturday, May 14, 2022, ordered Wilberforce to be refunded three cows, a she-goat and KSh 20, 000.
Wilberforce nd his brother Fred Matumbayi then proceeded to Kiungani at the Chief’s office in Baraton to pick the animals and cash from his in-laws.

Speaking after being refunded, Murunga said he was happy that justice had finally been served.

In his words,

Quote
“I am excited and happy that the court has done justice for me. Since the aggressor happens to be a lawyer I never thought I would win this case and I thank God.”


The elated man also urged men suffering in silence to come out of their comfort zone and trust in court for justice.


Posted: at 16-05-2022 12:04 PM (1 month ago) | Upcoming
- gogoman at 16-05-2022 12:12 PM (1 month ago)
Online (m)
!! Good that u take the matter to court...... women are scam  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 16-05-2022 12:12 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
Reply

fire TRENDING GISTS fire

TODAY'S TOP
  1. Peter Obi Must Agree To Be Kwankwaso’s Deputy As Condition For Coalition - NNPP (VIDEO)

  2. We Contributed Money To Buy This Car - Young Men Tells Nigerian Police Who Stopped Them (VIDEO)

  3. With Introduction of BVAS, Nobody Can Rig Elections In Nigeria Again – INEC Commissioner, Ajayi

  4. Tems Sends Emotional Message to Tiwa Savage, Simi, And Other Female Artistes After Winning BET

  5. Bobrisky Dragged By Caterer, Says His Housewarming Cake Is 75k Not N2Million

  6. Court Dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s Fresh Bail Application

  7. Lady Teaches Chance The Rapper And Other American Celebrities How To Speak Pidgin (VIDEO)

  8. DPO Kidnapped By Bandits While On His Way To Resume His New Posting in Kaduna

  9. Former Hawker Who Gave Cash To Prisoners Gives Update From School, Shares Photo

  10. So You Can Talk – Singer, Davido Queries Chioma Over New Video


THIS WEEK
  1. This Is What Tinubu’s Alleged School Mate, Femi Aribisala Says On Reports Of His Certificates

  2. Again Bola Tinubu Real Name Exposed As Yekini Amoda Ogunlere From Iragbiji Osun State

  3. Over 17 Youngsters Reportedly Found Dead Inside A Nightclub In East London, South Africa

  4. “My Husband Squeezes My Br3ast Hard & Demands For Sex” – Zainab Buhari Begs Court For Divorce

  5. What Peter Obi's Group Said About Tinubu’s Certificate Saga

  6. "Toto" Trends In Ghana As Jackie Appiah Unveils Her Super Mega Mansion (Photos)

  7. "Choosing Atiku As My Vice President IN 1999 Was My Biggest Mistake" - Obasanjo

  8. Moment Daughter Catches Her Mother In Bed With Her Baby Daddy At Her Apartment (Video)

  9. Togolese Tiktok Star, Bhadie Kelly Breaks Silence Following Leaked Bedroom Video

  10. "Senator Ike Ekweremadu Promised To Help Me Get a Job In UK" - David Ukpo


TOP MEMBERS: