A Kenyan High court has paid Sh6 billion to Ugandan and Rwandan business men as repayment for the losses they suffered at some stage in the 2007-2018 post election violence.
Justice Msagha Mbogholi made the landmark ruling on Friday by way of ordering the Kenyan Government to pay sixteen Ugandan and Rwanda corporations the quantity.
The case was filed by means of Kampala city traders assosiation, Katraco Uganda, Intraspeed Logistics and Mugenga Holdings.
The traders claimed that their 22 vans were destroyed at some stage in the political turmoil which changed into sparked via the disputed presidential election between former president Mwai Kibaki and Raila Odinga.
ARSON AND theft
In his judgement, decide Mbogholi stated that the companies and its drivers had proved to the courtroom that they lost vehicles and commodities thru arson and theft.
The decide faulted the government for failing to offer enough security that could have helped save you the losses.
“there’s absolute confidence in any way that they lost some commercial enterprise as a end result (of the post election violence). It’s now almost 10 years from the time the purpose of movement arose,” choose Mbogholi stated.
The traders sued the Kenyan government in March 2010 and have been first of all worrying a reimbursement of Sh3.8 billion which later rose to Sh6 billions because of inflation and interests over the past eight years.