Catherine Wahome the wife to the late Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru has a denied that she could have been involved in a plot to kill the governor.

The theory fronted by Gakuru’s family lawyer Martha Waweru.

The lawyer had claimed that the late governor’s widow could have had an ill motive as their marriage was on the rocks and her official car had been withdrawn.

Catherine said that she could not have killed her husband due to her convictions and faith.

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Governor Wahome Gakuru
Wahome Gakuru

The three are part of a host of witnesses shedding light into the circumstances surrounding the death of Dr. Gakuru who perished in a road accident on the Nairobi-Kenol highway.

The governor was heading to Nairobi when his Mercedes Benz rammed into a guard rail on November 7, 2017, according to Chief government pathologist Johansen Oduor.

Wahome Gakuru died from excessive bleeding following a road accident.

According to Oduor, the late governor’s body had several cuts and abrasions which he described as pale.

The Chief government pathologist was speaking on Thursday at the Nyeri Law Courts as he testified in a public inquest into the death of Dr Gakuru.

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Three other people including the late governor’s widow, Catherine Wahome testified, with the court learning that Gakuru had also filed for divorce.

The governor’s widow Catherine Wahome also took to the stand where she revealed that the late governor had sought a divorce in 2013.

The two are said to have lived separately from 2008, however, by the time of the governor’s death the divorce had not been finalized.

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