Betika ordered by the court to pay former employee Ksh12.5 million.

Betting company to pay former boss Ksh12.5 million

A Nairobi Court has ordered Betika Company to pay its former employee Fred Gitonga Njagi his full dues totalling over Ksh12.5 million.

This is after Justice Jacob Gakeri of the Employment and Labour Court declined to endorse the application by Shop & Deliver Ltd, popularly known as Betika, to withhold two-thirds of Gitonga’s terminal dues of Ksh12, 562,575 after he was summarily fired last year following fraud allegations at the company.

Gitonga’s petition had been filed by lawyer Henry Kurauka..who fought court battle against the Company to the end.

“I find that withholding of Gitonga’s terminal dues by Betika was unjustifiable in law, and the avenue user to seek relief lacked the necessary anchorage, the application is unsustainable and is accordingly dismissed with costs, “the judge ruled.

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