COURT BLOCK’S PRIVATE DEVELOPER FROM COMMENCING CONSTRUCTION ON A PUBLIC LAND IN LORESHO.

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IMG_20151217_151739 Senator Mike Sonko leave’s Milimani law court after he obtained order’s stopping construction work by a private developeron a land meant for a water reservation located at Loresho in Nairobi.

BY SAM ALFAN.

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has obtained an order stopping  construction works by a private developer on suit land meant for a water  reservoir located at Loresho area  in Nairobi  County.
The  said land  had been grabbed and construction works has commenced despite  restraining orders against Mr Shital Shandari.

The orders were issued by Resident Magistrate Peter Muholi, who said that no activity should take place on the  suit land known as  Nairobi/ Block 90/599 until  the matter is heard inter parties on January 20.

The  Senator through his lawyer Martin Kuruga, told the court, the ;land is reserved for water reservoir that  supplies wter to the  county residents.

Mr Shandari unlawfully  took possession of the property from persons who claimed  to have obtained a lease from Nairobi City council.

The lawyer told the court that the developer has even chosen to ignore an order from Land Commission which suspended any construction work on the suit land.

He said that the matter is still pending for review before the Land Commission and  no activity can take place on the public  property.

The  suit  land  is located within the county of Nairobi which  the senator represent and he has  to move  to  public land from  being grabbed, the court heard.

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