The Labour and Relations Court has sentenced doctors union to one month in jail after they failed to call off their strike.
While issuing the ruling Justice Hellen Wasilwa declined to give the doctors seven more days as they had failed to call off the strike as instructed.
Wasilwa stated that the court can not be intimidated adding the parties were unwilling to negotiate.
The ruling immediately sparked protests from striking doctors who had camped outside the Milimani Courts.
The KMPDU officials have already been whisked out of the court to serve sentence in their respective jails.