Kenyan man stuck in India for three months over Sh1.5m hospital bill

Mr George Mundia Kariuki who is stuck in an Indian hospital for failure to clear a Sh1.5 million bill. The bill continues to rise as he continues to stay in the hospital's hostel. PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • He went to Ladnan Hospital in Pangani where he was advised to undergo dialysis twice a week, each session costing him Sh7,500.
  • His visa expired while he was still in hospital but the Foreign Affairs ministry intervened and sorted out the visa issue.
  • Mr Mundia has since recuperated and is out of the ICU, but the unsettled bill bars him from leaving the hospital, which has confiscated his travel documents.
  • His daughter said that her father is in good condition but he is staying in the hospital hostels where they continue to bill him.

A Kenyan man has been stuck in an Indian hospital for three months over an unpaid Sh1.5m hospital bill.

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