B Club director faces arrest after court issued warrant of arrest against him

Milimani Law Courts

A Director of the infamous B club might spend time in jail after High Court issued a warrant of arrest against him

Justice Loise Komingoi issued the warrant against Barry Ndegeyiyoma after he failed to appear in court for sentencing.

Ndegeyiyoma was sued by Kilimani residents through Kilimani Project Foundation over noise emanating from his club.

The judge ordered Officer in charge Kilimani police station to ensure the businessman is arrested and produced in court with immediate effect.

“The OCS Kilimani police station you are hereby directed to arrest the said Barry Ndegeyiyoma and bring him before this court with all convenient speed,” justice Komingoi ordered.

Contempt of court application was filed after it was noted that the club continued to operate even after the court ordered its closure.

Kilimani Project Foundation argued that B-club has been operating despite being aware of the judgement of 17th October 2019.

Other joints

Kilimani residents complained that B Club, Space Lounge and Grill, Kiza Restaurant and Explorer Tavern.

The residents claimed that the music from clubs was a nuisance and disturbed their peace.

Through Lawyer Cecil miller, the residents accused the four clubs of playing loud music daily and hosting rowdy drunken revelers thereby depriving them of sleep and security.

“These entertainment joints expose us to serious health and security risks,” said the residents.

They added that what goes on in those clubs are a bad influence to their children thus violating their rights and fundamental freedoms. 

In the 2019 judgement, the court declared that the permits and licenses issued to the four clubs by the Nairobi County Government to operate is unlawful and illegal.

The clubs owners appealed the decision but it was dismissed.