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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI, 14TH SEPT 2018-The judiciary has been plunged into mourning following the tragic death of Environment and Lands Court Judge Samuel Ndung’u Mukunya who died on Thursday night in a tragic accident in Nyeri County.
According to Nyeri Base Commander Castarais Mugo said that the judge had been driving towards Mweiga when he lost control of his White Land Cruiser V8 and hit a canter.
“Both vehicles were extensively damaged. He died while police were taking him to Nyeri County Referral Hospital. He was alone. We did not identify him immediately. We learned this morning that he was a judge.”
The body was taken to the hospital’s mortuary.
Judge Mukunya, who until his death worked at the High Court in Kerugoya, died in an accident at Embassy area along Nyeri-Nyahururu Road.
Ms Mugo said Judiciary officers from Kirinyaga and Nyeri counties visited the morgue and had the body transferred to Outspan Funeral Home.
Mr Mukunya joined the Judiciary around year 2015 during the last recruitment of judges.
He also worked in Bungoma Environment and Lands Court before being moved to Kerugoya recently.