TSC withdraws contempt case
09 July 2013, 16:04
Nairobi - The case at the Industtrial court seeking to have Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) officials committed to jail for disobeying a court order, has been withdrawn by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC).
The Standard reports that the TSC case application had been also seeking to have the court impose a penalty of KES 20 million against the union and in default of payment attach all immovable assets belonging to the union including land and building.
In the new development Deputy Litigation Counsel Mwangi Njoroge, told Industrial Court Judge Linet Ndolo that TSC had finally managed to serve the union officials in person with the court order which had directed teachers to resume work, thus there was no need for the case to go on.
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