APEX STEEL COMPANY DIRECTORS RISK JAIL OVER COURT ORDER.

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Former Gathiani Member of Parliament Wavinya Ndeti.

BY SAM ALFAN.

The  directors of multinational company Apex Steel limited, risk being send to  jail for defiance of a court order stopping them  from carrying out construction work on property belong to  former Gathiani MP Wavinya Ndeti’s family.

  Ndeti  and  her two siblings have  instituted contempt proceedings against the  limited company directors  for  ignoring  the order issued by Justice Samson Okongo on 23  April 2015 directing  parties not to interfere with suit property until the matter before  court is heard and determined.

 The  former legislator  through  his lawyer Ham Lagat, says  that the main application that gave arise  to the order of the court is coming up  for hearing  inter parties on 4 November 2016, but defendants  have continued to carry out construction  work  on the suit land located at Athi River in Machakos.
 County.

“The cause of justice in this proceedings has been  subverted  and prejudiced by the  conduct of the company’s directors” the  lawyer said.

Mr Lagat said, that in view of the new development he will be asking court  to hear the contempt application first, has the dignity of the court has been abused.

The company is setting up a huge factory for the manufacturing of pipes, steel metal and  plastics, saying  that the court having halted any activities on  the land  the parties in the suit ought  to obey the court  order.

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