Justice Joseph Onguto who declined stop distributer Bia Tosha from supplying their products across the country.
BY SAM ALFAN.
Kenya Breweries limited has lost an attempt to stop distributer Bia Tosha from supplying their products across the country.
Justice Joseph Onguto also declined an appeal to direct the dispute to an arbiter saying that the court had jurisdiction to hear and determine the petition filed by Bia Tosha.
In declining to vary the order, the court said it could amount to rendering the petition useless.
“Its important to preserve areas covered by Bia Tosha, pending the hearing and determination of the petition” the judge said
Justice Onguto said that the order he issued on 14 June 2016 in favour of Bia Tosha distributors limited shall remain in force until the matter is heard and determined.
The judge heard that the order issued meant that Bia Tosha distributors have exclusive right to supply beer in areas named as, Namanga , Kajiado Kitengela, Athi River Industrial area, South B Nairobi West, Dagoret and other designated town within Nairobi County allegedly being supp;lied EABL by Bia Tosha distributors.