In Summary
  • Ms Wairimu was locked up at Lang’ata Women’s Prison in Nairobi on the accusation of murdering her estranged husband.
  • Gabriele, according to Ms Wairimu, is "in a hurry to quickly” intern the remains at an undisclosed location and leave Kenya.
  • She says she is the only one with the rights to bury Mr Cohen, whose body is currently undergoing a postmortem examination.

Ms Sarah Wairimu, Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen's widow, says she will not allow anyone else to bury him.

Ms Wairimu was locked up at Lang’ata Women’s Prison in Nairobi on the accusation of murdering her estranged husband.

On Wednesday, she wrote to Chiromo Mortuary in Nairobi asking its management not to release Mr Cohen’s body to his sister Gabrielle.

Gabriele, according to Ms Wairimu, is "in a hurry to quickly” intern the remains at an undisclosed location and leave Kenya.

Ms Cohen's sister is said to have requested the speedy conclusion of the postmortem to enable her bury her brother and return home.

RIGHT

In the letter by her lawyer Philip Murgor, Ms Wairimu also noted that she "remains the lawfully married wife despite the trumped-up murder charges she is facing".

She said she is the only one with the rights to bury Mr Cohen, whose body is currently undergoing a postmortem examination.

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