The metal refinery factory in Changamwe, Mombasa believed to have caused lead poisoning among residents of Owino Uhuru slums. On July 16, 2020, the Environment court ordered the government and two private investors to pay Sh1.3 billion to the residents affected by the poisoning.

The residents moved to court in 2016 seeking Sh1.6 billion as compensation for the deaths of their loved ones as well as ailments associated with lead poisoning.

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https://www.nation.co.ke/kenya/counties/mombasa/owino-uhuru-slum-dwellers-get-sh1-3bn-1869548

Read Judgement:

JUDGMENT MSA ELC PET NO. 1 OF 2016