In Summary
  • The court gave the first wife Siprosa Awino Nyang’wara 30 days to file an appeal before their husband is buried. 
  • At the time of his death, Mr Nyang’wara he had been separated with his first wife for 28 years.  

A Kisumu court has allowed a second wife in a polygamous marriage to bury her husband who died in February, 2019.

Kisumu Resident Magistrate Winfrida Kemunto said Ms Grace Were took care of her husband Mr Silvanus Nyang’wara Mwanja until he died.

The court, however, gave the first wife Siprosa Awino Nyang’wara 30 days to file an appeal before their husband is buried. 

SEPARATED

Mr Nyang’wara’s body has been lying at Life Care Hospital mortuary since his death at the health facility on February 2, 2019.

At the time of his death, Mr Nyang’wara he had been separated with his first wife Ms Siprosa Awino for 28 years.  

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