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Court stops execution of miraa task force report, blocks Sh1bn cash

A miraa farmer. The High Court in Meru has stopped the implementation of a report on miraa (khat) revival compiled by a team appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta. FILE PHOTO | NMG
A miraa farmer. The High Court in Meru has stopped the implementation of a report on miraa (khat) revival compiled by a team appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta. FILE PHOTO | NMG 

The High Court in Meru has stopped the implementation of a report on miraa (khat) revival compiled by a team appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The court also stopped any further release or use of the Sh1 billion set aside by the government until the case filed by miraa traders is heard.

Meru High Court judge Alfred Mabeya ruled the task force was appointed without involving the stakeholders.