Boost for Moi's bid to hold on to school land
Retired President Daniel Arap Moi addresses the public at Tegat in Bomet. Mr Moi went to the Supreme Court claiming the dispute between him and a rancher, Mr Malcolm Bell, over the land on which Moi High School Kabarak is build involved several points of law, which could only be resolved by the highest court. Retired president Daniel Moi’s bid to overturn a ruling requiring him to vacate a 100-acre farm in Nakuru received a boost after the Supreme Court dismissed an objection raised on jurisdiction to determine the case.
Mr Bell, however, objected arguing that the Supreme Court lacks jurisdiction to hear and determine an application for stay of execution of a decree arising from a judgment of the Court of Appeal and should be struck out. The dispute began in 2003 when Mr Bell sued Mr Moi at the High Court for trespassing on the land after allegedly coercing Mr Bell’s father into donating it to the school in 1980.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The Daily Nation