BREWERS HAVE SEVEN DAYS TO SAY WHY THEY SHOULD NOT BE JAILED.

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East African Breweries limited

BY SAM ALFAN.

Kenya Breweries and East African Breweries limited directors have seven days to say why they should not be jailed.

They must respond to an application seeking to commit them to jail.

The application to send top brewers directors jail was filed by Beer Tosha distributor on August 23 2016.

They allege that orders issued by Justice Joseph Onguto have been violated.

Today when the matter came  up for mention before the  judge,  KBL, UDV, EABL and Diago sought  seven days to respond to the  application for  contempt.

They want directors Andrew Cowan ,and Ms Jane  Karuku together with  Kenya Breweries Limited(KBL)
sales Director Andrew Kilonzo jailed.

They say that EABL terminated their distribution contracts and KBL has since stopped supplying them with beer from the latter.

Bia Tosha is also demanding a Sh30 million fine from EABL, KBL among other respondents.

“KBL contemptuous actions have brought the operations of the
petitioners to a halt and therefore greatly prejudicing the
petitioner,” Bia Tosha argues.

On June 16, EABL lost bid to appoint another beer
distributor on the same routes as its single-largest distributor.

The 22 routes covered by Bia Tosha were Namanga, Bissil, Kajiado, Kitengela, Athi River, Industrial Area, South B, Nairobi West,
Kenyatta, Lang’ata, Rongai, Kiserian, Magadi, Upper Hill, Ngong Road,
Hurlingham, Kawangware, Satellite, Dagoretti, UDV A, UDV B and UDV C

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