Bulldozer descends on Ukay mall - PHOTOS - 6 months ago, 10 Aug 04:24
A bulldozer has descended on Ukay Centre in Westlands as the national environment watchdog, Nema, steps up reclamation of occupied wetlands in the capital Nairobi.
The iconic mall, estimated to have cost Sh900 million, comes down a day after its owners failed to
On Thursday, Kental Enterprises Limited sued the Nairobi County government, the National Environment Management Authority (Nema), the Water Resource and Management Authority, the National Youth Service and the attorney-general.
According to Managing Director Bimal Shah, Ukay Centre adhered to all laws relating to riparian reserves and the recommended distance from rivers.
Before a judge
The disputed property is located near River Kinagare, a tributary of Nairobi River that flooded heavily in 2016,
The matter was placed before the vacation judge for directions, which are yet to be issued.
At the scene, heavy dust and debris filled the air with stranded businesspeople counting their losses as the green bulldozer hit ...
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