Tony Mochama awarded Ksh 9 million in defamation case


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Journalist and poet Tony Mochama has been rewarded Ksh 9 million in damages following successful sexual harassment suit he made.

Tony Mochama filed the defamation suit in 2014 following an accusation by one Shalja Patel and Prof. Wambui Mwangi .

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The alleged sexual harassment is said to have happened in 2014 when the journalist had visited Prof. Wambui’s house to discuss matters poetry.

Journalist Tony Mochama wins big in a defamation case
Tony Mochama

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In addition to Ksh 9 million in damages, both Shalja and Patel have been ordered by the court to issue a written apology to Tony in the next 14 days.

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Berryl Achieng
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