1 January 2014

Kenya: Night Travel Ban Challenged in Court

The directive by the government banning night travel between 6pm and 6am has been challenged in court. Under a certificate of urgency, the public service operators say their valid licences have been suspended.

The case has been filed by Starlingrad Product Ltd, Sabrine Bus Services, Kukena Sacco Society and Nairobi Western Sacco Bus. High Court judge George Odunga gave them the go ahead to institute legal proceedings against the chairman National Transport and Safety Authority, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Inspector General and Traffic Commandant. He directed the parties to file and serve the necessary documents before January 3 when the case will be mentioned.

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