Drunk driver who killed sister to Former K24 news anchor arrested
The sister was killed minutes after attending Eric Omondi’s Untamed show at the Bomas of Kenya
Sharing the news of the arrest, Ms Karimi revealed that the driver has been on the run for the past three years but finally Police officers have managed to arrest him.
“The drunk driver who killed my sister in a road accident Back in 2015 has been caught…3 weeks ago. Thanks to our family Lawyers who have worked so hard” shared Karen Marimi on her Insta-stories.
She added that she had been summoned to appear before a court of law on Tuesday for the hearing of the case.
“I have been summoned to court Tuesday Morning for his first hearing…. Lord give me the strength as I face him. He has a bond of Sh2 Million for Now.”
The late Ruth Wangeci Knaust (Karen’s sister) died after a road accident that happened along Valley Road.
According to reports, the drunk driver veered off his lane and rammed head on into Ruth’s car. She was rushed to the ICU but efforts to save her life were futile as she succumbed to the injuries.
Ruth and her two sisters, Karen and Vaishali had just attended Eric Omondi’s Untamed show at the Bomas of Kenya on that night before the tragedy.
Ruth Wangeci Knaust
The late Ruth who was a mother of two is said to have left the venue at around 11 p.m in the company of her two sisters.
She was a vocal activist and human rights campaigner. She is best known for the ‘My Dress My Choice Campaign'.
On November 6th,2017 Karimi confessed how the encounters of that night still gives her nightmares when she remembers that the life of her beloved sister was taken by a drunk driver.
Ms Karimi described the November 29 incident, as the most difficult month and day has she still have the nightmares of the fateful day.
“November 29 has and will be the most difficult month and day. I still have nightmares of this fateful day. The night a drunk young man took the life of my only sister” remembered Karen Karimi via her social media.
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