Property developer Edermann sued over 'illegal' construction sewer by Athiriver residents

KTN Prime | Wednesday 8 Mar 2017 9:44 pm

Residents of Athiriver and Safaricom staff pension scheme on have moved to court to stop property developer Edermann property constructing of a sewer line which was laid on the ground in their area. The residents have secured a court order stopping the construction until the matter is heard and determined on the 20th of March. Their lawyer Janet Mutua said that her clients were afraid because they might not be able to access their premises and homes due to ongoing excavation works due to the construction of the sewer line. Morgan Mukavi who is the residents chair said that they were not against development but they were concerned because the sewer line was passing over roads thus affecting work and logistics. The residents are also afraid that the ongoing construction may cause floods once it starts raining. The case was heard before Judge O. Ongote.