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Kenya: Nakuru County Wins Seasonal Tickets Case Against Matatus

The Nakuru County government has got a reprieve after the High Court lifted orders stopping collection of revenue from matatus operating town service.

In her ruling, Justice Teresia Matheka set aside the orders she had issued earlier on January 16 suspending collection of Sh2,000 monthly for seasonal tickets from each of 8,600 public service vehicles pending the hearing and determination of a case which had been filed by the operators.This fact was not disclosed to me, otherwise I would not have issued the orders," noted Justice Matheka.In another court, the County Government of Nakuru was given the greenlight to proceed with the construction of a new modern stage within Nakuru town after orders issued suspending the work were lifted.p The Nakuru County government has got a reprieve after the High Court lifted orders stopping collection of revenue from matatus operating town service.

Resident Magistrate Benjamin Limo, in his ruling, also said there exists a similar application before the High Court seeking similar orders.Mr Kimani said he will be moving to the High Court to challenge the ruling.

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