Wanjigi, is demanding Sh 100 million from Nation Media Group over a fake
obituary they published in February.
his rights were violated by a fake obituary the daily paper carried.
relationship with NASA leader, Raila Odinga, said the advert treated him as a
Langata cemetery. The obituary treated him as an object while still alive and
was against his right to dignity,” Otieno told the court.
exposing them to danger.
Michael Ngugi, are named as the respondents alongside NMG.
simply because the businessman waded into public space and as such, his life
became important to the public.
The paper says the photograph in the obituary appeared to be the
businessman’s but the names were of a different person, one James Richard
Wanjigi’s, the name on the obituary advert is not his.
The Kenyan DAILY POST