Man in road rage case loses bankruptcy bid – The Star, Kenya

A man ordered to pay Sh18 million compensation to the family of a businessman he killed in road rage has lost bid to be declared bankrupt.

Albert Mbogori, who served 14 months in jail for manslaughter, had pleaded with the court to declare him bankrupt because he didnt have cash to pay the award.

He killed Edward Benjamin Rahedi. In 2009 the court had awarded the family of Rahedi Sh12 million in pain and loss of dependency. The sum earned interest and now stands at Sh18 million.

Mbogori had said as a result of serving the jail term, his business went down and subsequently closed.

He relies on his wife, a teacher with a monthly salary of Sh355,000. He promised to conduct a fundraiser to pay Rahedis family if declared bankrupt.

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