The obituary belongs to James Richard Wanjagi who died on January 30, 2018 after a failed armed robbery in Karen.
”We regret the pain and anguish this may have caused Mr. Wanjigi and his family and sincerely apologise for this.
Nation Media Group does not condone such publication, which clearly goes against our editorial policy. We have taken immediate action against those responsible for the placement of the announcement, including reporting the matter to the police for further investigations,” the apology read.
Kenyans woke up to the announcement. Here are some of the comments:
Jimmy Wanjigi in today's Nation paper Obituaries. Looks like they want to assassinate him and NIS is doing ground testing. Now you see how Kenyan media works with Jubilee and why not to take Githeri media serious pic.twitter.com/4Ay84hj1zX
— Cyprian, Is Nyakundi (@C_NyaKundiH) February 7, 2018
Is it money you guys @dailynation wanted or you deliberately published the death of Jimmy Wanjigi? Do you guys even do a background check on your adverts? pic.twitter.com/UuWTIx5HOF
— Lord Abraham Mutai (@ItsMutai) February 7, 2018
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