The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) has embarked on a countrywide crackdown on Public Service Vehicles (PSV) screening obscene films.
KFCB CEO Ezekiel Mutua expressed concern PSV’s are displaying content laced with pornographic material which are destroying the moral fabric of society.
The crackdown on PSV’s by the KFCB follows numerous complaints from the general public who expressed displeasure at the obscene content exhibited in the public transport sector.
Mutua says the vice undermines national values and morality, promising it will not continue under his watch.
Speaking in Mombasa, Mutua called on law enforcers and the judiciary to partner with the film regulator to win the war against unpalatable material in vehicles.
During the crackdown conducted by the KFCB regional coordinator Boniventure Kioko, film officials and police, 40 public service vehicles were impounded.
The concerned drivers and conductors will be arraigned in court to face charges of exhibiting unclassified video content.
Members of the public expressed concern over the pornographic content played in matatus was corrupting the morals of the youth especially school children.