The Excessive Courtroom has allowed a automotive leasing agency to connect the belongings of politician George Wainaina over an unpaid debt of Sh22 million arising from hiring a number of autos whereas he served because the chief of workers at metropolis corridor.
The court docket allowed Mr Rajendra Ratilal Sanghani and Granada Buying and selling Firm ltd to execute the warrants towards Mr Wainaina over the failure to pay the debt.
Proof tabled in court docket confirmed that Mr Wainaina employed eight autos from the corporate whereas he served because the chief of workers throughout in Dr Evans Kidero’s authorities between 2013 and 2017.
In response to the automotive leasing agency, Mr Wainaina employed a Toyota Hilux for a complete of 1,980 days at a value of Sh2,500 per day. The agency stated he incurred a debt of Sh4.5 million.
He additionally employed one other car and stayed with it for 1,740 days and incurred a debt of Sh5.2 million and one other one for 1,830 days and a debt of Sh11.9 million. Mr Wainaina was to pay Sh6,500 per day for utilizing the car.
The events later moved to court docket and the matter was resolved by way of mediation and events agreed that the politician pays Sh22 million inside 60 days. The consent was endorsed by the deputy registrar of the Excessive Courtroom Claire Wanyama on March 10, final yr.
When the events appeared earlier than Justice Josephine Mong’are on Wednesday, the court docket stated that when the consent order was adopted by the court docket, the subsequent factor was for the corporate to execute the warrants on default.
Mr Wainaina had pleaded with the court docket to grant them one other extension of 60 days after which Mr Sanghani can be free to connect his belongings however the software was rejected by the court docket.
“The consent recorded by the events is an order of this court docket and the subsequent step in default was to execute,” the choose stated.
In response to Mr Sanghani, the politician employed different autos however that they had agreed to settle the debt arising from the leasing of three autos and talk about additional on the cost of the opposite autos he had leased.
The businessman said that the entire debt owed is Sh150 million plus curiosity for the lease of the autos together with a Mercedes Benz, a Vary Rover and several other Toyota Hilux.
Mr Wainaina is at the moment dealing with graft expenses along with Dr Kidero and others over the lack of funds on the Nairobi county authorities throughout their tenure.