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Kenyan Dedan Kimathi’s Grave Traced After 62 Years

Fallen Freedom Fighter Dedan Kimathi.

The burial site of Kenya’s fallen freedom here Field Marshal Dedan Kimathi Waciuri has been identified after tense struggles of tracing where he was laid to rest.

Dedan Kimathi was executed by the then British government on February 18th, 1957 which effectively ended the Mau Mau war of independence. After the hanging he was interred in an unmarked grave at Kamiti Maximum prison in Nairobi.

This happens with just six days to his would be 99th birth day, a letter that’s making rounds on social media confirmed the development and that they are just waiting for the chief justice David Maraga to allow the family to exhume the remains for decent burial.

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