CAK fines insurers Sh5.5m for delaying mechanics' pay

File | Kanyiri Wahito | Nation Media Group

A mechanic repairs a car. The Kenya Motor Repairers Association (Kemra) filed a complaint with CAK accusing the companies of abusing their buyer power.

What you need to know:

  • The Kenya Motor Repairers Association (Kemra) filed a complaint with CAK accusing the companies of abusing their buyer power.
  • Up to 80 per cent of the business conducted by garages emanates from insurance companies. 

The competition watchdog has fined Trident, Kenya Orient and Invesco insurance Sh5.5 million for delays in paying 16 motor vehicle garages after fixing their clients cars.

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