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Kenya Power ordered to pay electrocuted boy Sh15.7m


Companies Kenya Power ordered to pay electrocuted boy Sh15.7mBy JOSEPH WANGUIMore by this Author Summary Justice Francis Gikonyo ordered the power utility firm to pay the student code-named in court papers DA a sum of Sh15,729,500 as damages for pain, suffering and loss of amenities. Kenya Power #ticker:KPLC has been ordered to pay a school boy in Meru Sh15.7 million as damages for injuries suffered after being electrocuted while herding cattle. Justice Francis Gikonyo ordered the power utility firm to pay the student code-named in court papers DA a sum of Sh15,729,500 as damages for pain, suffering and loss of amenities, medical expenses incurred, doctor’s fees and future medical expenses. Contrary to the contention by the defendant, all the receipts produced by the plaintiff bore revenue stamps," said Justice Gikonyo. The boy, who was 16 years at the time of the accident, was forced to drop out of school.


Source: The North Africa Journal March 08, 2021 21:00 UTC



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