Divorce lawsuits between Meru Senator Mithika Linturi and his estranged spouse Marianne Kitana took a brand new twist with the latter now asking the courtroom to reserve police to investigate the legislator for alleged bigamy and forgery.
In a utility filed under certificates of urgency, Ms. Kitany needs the court to compel the Directorate of Criminal Investigations to begin investigations into alleged illegal practices of bigamy towards Mr. Linturi, whom she accuses of contracting more than one marriages.
Mr. Linturi has denied marrying Ms. Kitany within the case and maintained that he becomes still married to Ms. Mercy Kaimenyi, consequently, he had no potential to marry Ms. Kitany.
But Ms. Kitany stated if this is the case, then Mr. Linturi have to be investigated over alleged falsification, forgery and or faking of court documents and stamps.
RECORD OF MARRIAGES
She further wants the courtroom to reserve the legal professional-preferred and registrar of marriages to produce facts of all marriages shriveled through Mr. Linturi.
Ms. Kitany additionally wishes the registrar of marriages to research and confirm or produce the facts or pleadings of Mr. Linturi’s purported divorce, if any, to Ms. Kaimenyi.
There are allegations that they filed a divorce in 2005.
In the documents, Ms. Kitany maintained that they planned, actualized and attended a marriage ceremony at his home in Meru.
She similarly said that that the senator additionally performed an authentic normal marriage along with her, met her circle of relatives, paid dowry, talented her parents according to with all commonplace preconditions.
Through legal professional Danstan Omari, she stated that Mr. Linturi produced prison divorce files to the impact that he was not a married guy, earlier than their union.
FAKE COURT DOCUMENTS
But she stated he later produced faux court docket documents and pleadings to the DCI, knowingly deceptive the police with falsehoods approximately his marital reputation.
“That the defendant herein, it certainly did not have any ability to marry, committed the crook act of bigamy, an offense under Section 171 of the Penal Code of Kenya,” she said.
She found out that the two met in 2013 whilst she became operating at the Deputy President William Ruto’s workplace, as the chief of a team of workers.
She stated he had come to look Mr. Ruto being a newly elected Member of Parliament for Igembe South and she became instructed to assist him together with his requests.
Their first and subsequent interactions till approximately February 2014 were everyday and casual, she stated, much like many other MPs who visited the deputy president’s office.
“From around February 2014, we grew closer and we started out dating in the course of which era he would carry me plants and visit me frequently at which era he claimed he was unmarried and unmarried,” she stated.
As the connection blossomed, they allegedly agreed that it becomes essential for the senator and his own family to have all his kids, age between 5 and 18 and from one of a kind mothers, flow in with them.
ALL HIS CHILDREN
She stated that by September of 2016, all the children, including the youngest, were now fully her duty and out of it, she right away became a mom of six children.
“I made each of the kids and defendant feel cozy and at domestic with plenty of affection and know-how, everyone among them appreciating that they all had grown up from special backgrounds,” she stated.
Ms. Kitany said she has accrued enough evidence to show that the alleged acts of forgery and fraud were all carried out by way of Mr. Linturi and with heavy prejudice to her pursuits.
“The allegations of fraud, forgery, and perjury are critical criminal offenses and it behooves the honorable court to arrest illegalities and protect the fame quo, mainly considering the said actions are being undertaken via a person in public office,” she stated.
The divorce complaints had been currently moved from Meru to Nairobi, following a court directive.
Besides the divorce case, the two are also fighting over belongings scattered in Meru, Nairobi, and Kajiado.
Late last year, the High Court barred Mr. Linturi from getting access to their Runda Home, after she complained that he had thrown her out.
The High Court has additionally barred him from doing away with a number of the assets, they were allegedly co-very own.