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‘Desperation made me do it,’ Father in Ksh.56K KNH bill saga says - 1 months ago, 19 Feb 13:22

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There was no way Bonface Murage Wangechi would have been able to settle a Ksh.56.000 hospital bill to secure his baby’s freedom, so he decided to break the rules: sneak her out.

He stuffed the child into a bag and thought he would carry it out of the hospital undetected.

Murage presumed he would avoid paying the hefty Ksh.56.000 bill at the Kenyatta National Hospital and find his way home.

His wife and child had accrued the bill after the baby was rushed to the facility with a fever and they were admitted for three weeks.

However, when it was time to check out, Murage was presented with the bill and the jobless 22-year-old knew he did not have the financial capability to settle it.

To ensure that the baby would go unnoticed, Murage even placed some light clothing on top of the baby to conceal her and it took a while for the guards to figure ...
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