KFCB extends crackdown on PSVs to other parts of the country

The Kenya Film Classification Board crackdown on Public Service Vehicles showing and playing obscene content that started in Mombasa last Monday has now been extended to other parts of the country.

Garissa Regional Office Manager Justin Ombati is warning those found culpable of the vice of stern action as prescribed by the law.

According to Ombati, the exercise follows complains from members of the public that some Matatus and buses were playing obscene videos as well as unpleasant loud music.

The matatu crew seems to have been given a hint on the impending clampdown.

Only two buses had video contents that were not classified and not suitable for children.

The crackdown will now be spread to other parts such as Wajir, Tana River and Mandera Counties.

Omar Shwaib, a resident of Madogo lauded the crackdown terming the music the beginning point of moral decay especially among children.

Speaking in Mombasa last Monday when he launched the campaign, KFCB Chief Executive Officer Ezekiel Mutua expressed concern that public service vehicles are displaying content laced with pornographic materials which are destroying the moral fabric of the society.

According to him, the unbecoming practice undermines national values and morality, promising it will not continue under his watch.


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