The burial of slain Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen has been postponed at the eleventh hour.
Cohen was to be laid to rest at the Jewish cemetery in Nairobi from 2pm and a Nairobi court had even granted orders allowing his detained widow Sarah Wairimu to attend the burial.
Kenyanbulletin.com has learnt that the late billionaire could only be laid to rest in the presence of 10 priests and a Rabbi in line with the Jewish religion.
Only eight priests were reportedly available by Monday afternoon.
Sources disclosed that Cohen was high up in the religious hierarchy, and it would take the recitation of 10 priests each with their own verse to bury him.
The burial has since been rescheduled to Tuesday, 2.30pm.
Lawyer Philip Murgor is expected back in court to seek a variation of the order allowing Cohen’s widow Sarah Wairimu to attend the burial.
Wairimu is remanded at the Lang’ata Women’s Prison as police complete investigations into her alleged involvement in the murder of her husband.