Food hawkers charged
28 March 2012, 12:20
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Three men were today charged a Meru Court for contravening the public health regulations while conducting their food businesses within Meru Town.
They both pleaded guilty before a Meru Resident Magistrate Hon. S. M. Mwinzi appealing for leniency from the court.
Ms. Rael Ntinyari appealed for leniency from the court stating she was a single mother with school going children and rent to pay.
She was sentenced to community service to be determined on 29th March 2012.
Peter Maina and Geofrey Kirimi were fined KES 15, 000 or in default 2 months in jail for selling tea and sausages respectively without licenses after both pleaded guilty with the former telling new in Meru and had not reached the public health offices whereas asked for leniency.
Similarly Silas Mbugua pleaded guilty for selling meat in dirty environments and was fined shs.20, 000/= or in default 6 months in jail.
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