Kituo Cha Sheria on Wednesday, the 27th, April, 2016 appeared before Justice Erastus Githinji (Lead judge), Lady Justice Fatuma Sichale and Justice Sankale ole Kantai at the Court of Appeal-Nairobi. Kituo had lodged an appeal in the Court after the Kenya Railways Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme put up a notice on the Daily Nation on Thursday, 21st April 2016, asking the tenants to vacate the estate by Saturday 30th of April 2016 otherwise they would be forcefully evicted from the premises. In the appeal, Kituo had applied for Orders among them that the application be certified as urgent and a status quo be maintained pending the hearing and determination of the Appeal.
Kituo advocate Ms Rhodah Maina and Waikwa Wanyoike of Katiba Institute argued the case before the judges. The judges granted the prayer on maintenance of the status quo meaning that there would be NO eviction until the ruling of the matter scheduled for the 13th of May 2016.
Move to Court of Appeal
On April, 22, 2016, Kituo Cha Sheria moved to Court of Appeal following the Muthurwa eviction notice on on the Daily Nation on Thursday, 21st April 2016. The Kenya Railways Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme issued a public notice, notifying Muthurwa residents that they were required to vacate their premises on or before 30th April 2016, failure to which they would be forcefully evicted! Our toil and quest is to ensure Justice is accorded to the residents. We Care for Justice!