Multi-party crusader Mukaru Ng'ang'a kin seek recompense

Former political detainee, lecturer and multi-party crusader Mukaru Ng'ang'a who died in Sweden in 1997. His family is seeking compensation and an official apology from the government over his unlawful detention and torture in the 1980s. PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • They also want an official apology from the government over his unlawful detention and torture in the 1990s.
  • The first hearing kicked off at Nairobi's Milimani Law courts last week.
  • Mrs Mukaru, the first one to testify before Justice Chacha Mwita, narrated to the court how her family suffered emotionally.

The family of a former political detainee, lecturer and multi-party crusader Mukaru Ng'ang'a is now hopeful that they will receive compensation and an official apology from the government over his unlawful detention and torture in the 1980s.

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