18 April 2018

Kenyan Languishing in U.S. Prison Loses Fight With DStv

Photo: Nairobi News
Jeffrey Silas Ndungi.

A Kenyan serving a 10-year jail term in the US for theft has suffered yet another blow after the High Court dismissed an infringement of rights case he filed against MultiChoice Kenya and the Copyright Board.

High Court judge Chacha Mwita dismissed a 2015 suit by Jeffrey Sila Ndungi seeking damages from MultiChoice and the Copyright Board for raiding his house and confiscating equipment he was using to tap DStv signals for distribution to other people without a licence.

Mr Ndungi, 32, is serving time in a US jail for stealing Sh7.7 million from federal authorities through issuance of a dud cheque electronically in 2012.

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