- Likoni MP Mishi Mboko, who is the doctor’s sister, could not contain herself as the body arrived.
- The family said Thursday that they were yet to receive a reports on the post-mortem which was done in Cuba.
- Dr Juma was undertaking a postgraduate diploma in family medicine in Cuba.
The body of a Kenyan doctor who allegedly committed suicide due to frustrations in Cuba has arrived at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa.
After arrival, the body of Dr Ali Juma was scheduled to be taken to the Coast Provincial General Hospital for a second post-mortem examination.
Family, relatives, friends, politicians and senior officials of the Mombasa County government were Friday morning at the airport to receive the body.
Likoni MP Mishi Mboko, who is the doctor’s sister, could not contain herself as the body arrived.
The family said Thursday that they were yet to receive a reports on the post-mortem which was done in Cuba.
“Post-mortem to ascertain the cause of death was conducted in Havana. However, as a family we are yet to get the details of the findings; we are still in the dark,” said a family member.
“The body of the late Dr Ali Juma arrives in the morning (Friday). Burial [will be] in Shikadabu Likoni after Friday prayers, post-mortem [will be done] at CPGH in the morning. We are doing an independent post-mortem here,” said a family source.
Changamwe MP Omar Mwinyi, Rabai's William Kamoti were among politicians at the airport who went to receive the body for burial.
County Chief Health Officer Khadija Shikely, Director of Media Services Shem Patta were among senior doctors in Mombasa at the airport.
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