Cyber cafe owners cautioned against selling banned movie
03 February 2014, 12:13
Nyeri - Cyber cafe owners found with copies of the banned film, The Wolf of Wall Street, will be prosecuted, a Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) official has warned.
Central Region office head, Nancy Munyi has revealed that cyber cafe owners are downloading the film from the internet to make quick cash.
She warned that the entrepreneurs risk a jail term of one year or a fine of KES 500 000.
Munyi said all films meant for sale to the public or for public exhibition in video showrooms must have the relevant classification stickers.
The officer spoke at Nyeri central police station where the board officers were filing a report on three suspects arrested with thousands of pirated and unclassified videos during an inspection of video outlets in Nyeri town.
She said the three suspects will be charged in court, besides being compelled to buy stickers for all their films.
The officer said they will continue with the inspection to ensure that no unclassified or banned materials are sold to the public.
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