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Paramount Bank Ltd v. Mohammed Ghias Qureishi & Lexington Ltd

(2005) JELR 96628 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Civil Appeal 239 of 2001  •  10 Jun 2005  •  Kenya

Coram
Philip Kiptoo Tunoi, Emmanuel Okello O'Kubasu, Erastus Mwaniki Githinji

Judgement

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT

This is an appeal by the unsuccessful defendant, PARAMOUNT BANK LIMITED hereinafter referred to as the appellant, against the judgment and decree of the High Court of Kenya at Nairobi (Mulwa, J) given on 5th December, 2000, whereby the learned Judge awarded MOHAMED GHIAS QUREISHI, the 1st respondent, a total sum of Shs.6,215, 255.00 in respect of unpaid salary, costs of air tickets, medical bills and accommodation pursuant to an unlawful termination of employment. The details of the award are as follows:-

(a) Salary at 40,000 p.m. x 36 = Kshs.1,440,000

(b) Annual Leave of 30 days for 3 years 3 x 40,000 = Kshs.120,000

(c) Accommodation Monthly rent of shs.110,000 x 36 = Kshs.3,960,000

(d) 5 return air fares to Karachi = Kshs.679,320

(e) Medical Bills = Kshs.15,935

TOTAL = KSHS.6,215,255

The 1st respondent was employed by Combined Finance Limited as its Executive Director/General Manager with effect from 1st August, 1993 under an Agreement of Employment. Combined Finance L…

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