City Lawyer Donald Kipkorir has on Saturday recounted a court case that he defeated the Akasha brothers back in 1994.
At that time Lawyer Donald Kipkorir was in his second year of employment sued Ibrahim Akasha of the Akasha brothers a whopping 3 million US dollars on behalf of a Malindi family.
“In 1994, in my 2nd Year of employment, I sued Ibrahim Akasha , Patriarch Of Akasha Crime Family in a us$3m claim on behalf of a Malindi family … His lawyers were Satish Gautama, Aurelio Rebelo & OP Nagpal, then the biggest & most successful & senior most lawyers in Kenya.” Said, Lawyer Kipkorir.
The trial judge was Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch who defied threats and bribe offers from the Akasha brothers.
It was the first and only case that the brothers lost as narrated by the city lawyer whose life as a lawyer grew.
“I was acting alone … The Trial Judge was Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch … She granted me Judgment …. She defied threats & bribe offers from Akasha … It was the first & only case that Akasha lost in Court … This case introduced me to Kenya & begun the end of Akashas.”