330 civil servants lose bid to suspend their eviction - 3 months ago, 8 Nov 19:00

By: Galgallo Fayo

More than 330 civil servants have lost their fresh bid to stop their second eviction from government houses in Shauri Moyo and Starehe pending hearing of appeal against a High Court case.

Justice Wilfrida Okwany dismissed an application seeking to stop their eviction pending appeal against High Court decision in May which rejected their suit to block the Ministry of Lands and Housing from evicting them to pave way for the construction of the new 7,000 housing units.

The group, led by Justus Muthumbi and Timothy Wanyanga, wanted the government to give them alternative houses before their current dwellings are demolished. They said they have been residing in the low-cost houses, paying monthly rent of between Sh3,000 and Sh5,000 for long.

“My finding is that the applicants did not prove that they stand to suffer substantial loss if the stay is not granted. The applicants did not demonstrate that they are not able ...
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