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September 22, 2018

Woman cries for justice as daughters demand land

78 year old Eunice Watiri displays a copy of lease certificate which her daughter stole and changed it to her name and later beat her up and chased her away from her land in Kikuyu constituency.
78 year old Eunice Watiri displays a copy of lease certificate which her daughter stole and changed it to her name and later beat her up and chased her away from her land in Kikuyu constituency.

Parents increasingly are being attacked by their children who demand land.

   A spot check by the Star at the Kiambu law courts showed most cases are land-related.  

Seventy-eight-year-old Eunice Kamau (pictured) from Kikuyu was allegedly assaulted by her daughters over 0.0617 hectares worth more than Sh10 million.  She  reported the attack at Kikuyu police station.

“My daughter humiliated me. She dragged me to the road saying, ’When will you die so that we can inherit the land?.’ My clothes got torn,”  Waitiri said.

One of the daughters stole the title deed and changed the name, she said.

In Ndenderu, 90-year-old Woki Kamonde’s land worth Sh30 million was taken be relatives. She has lived on the land since 1958. He father gave it to her. 

In Githunguri, a retired soldier assaulted his brothers. They were jailed over fabricated charges in a land dispute .

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