Kenyan blog Tuko.co.ke have been sued by 1824 Whiskey Bar for publishing a fake story. Through their lawyers, The popular night club have reported that the story of a death happening in the club was fake news
The Blog had reported that there was a brawl between two male revelers who fought with one causing the other to suffer from fatal injuries.
The night club have denied the occurrence of the incident and have asked the Blog why they failed to verify the information and standing by their manifesto that allows both to state their side before publishing the story which gathered close to seven thousand views.
1824 whiskey bar through their lawyers have asked TUKO to pull down the article immediately. They have asked the blog to retract and apologized in the same manner and content size as the fake story.
Here are the demand letters:
Do you have a story you want told? Do you know of a sensitive story you would like us to get our hands on? Email your news TIPS to firstname.lastname@example.org