Two-time Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, along with three others, are facing a lawsuit regarding the purchase of a disputed property worth Ksh 100 million in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County.

Court documents reveal that Joyce Komen, the wife of former athlete Daniel Komen, filed the suit against Kipchoge and the other buyers, alleging that the property was acquired without her approval.

In the case presented to Eldoret High Court , Mrs. Komen claims that her husband sold their matrimonial property without informing her.

Joining Kipchoge in the lawsuit are athlete Brimin Kipruto and two businessmen from Eldoret, who each hold a stake in the now contested property

In the court documents, Mrs. Komen expresses her shock upon discovering the sale of the property, asserting that she had invested a substantial amount of money in it. She claims the property, valued at Ksh. 100 million, was sold for a mere Ksh. 10 million.

“I was shocked to find out that the property was sold for Ksh 10 million, yet it has undergone developments that boost its value to over Ksh 100 million,” Mrs. Komen says in the papers.

Mrs. Komen, employed as a university lecturer, requested the court to cancel the sale of the property. She contends that the transaction, along with the subsequent transfer of the title deed, was conducted unlawfully. In her petition, she argues that the sale was executed without her consent or knowledge, despite her significant financial contributions toward the property. Mrs. Komen is seeking legal intervention to declare the sale void and restore the property to its original ownership status, emphasizing the illegitimacy of the transaction and the transfer process.

“I secured loans to fund and develop the property. At the time, we had no place to call home with Komen, what I just want is for the court to nullify the sale of the property,” reads the court documents.

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