People selling pornographic material risk 7 years in jail
11 August 2015, 21:41
Nakuru - People selling pornographic materials in Nakuru County will spend not less than seven years in jail if the Nakuru County Anti-Pornographic Bill is passed into law.
According to the Bill, anyone found guilty of producing, selling, distributing or hiring pornographic material is liable to a five year jail term or a fine of KES 500 000.
But a second time offender will be slapped with seven years without an option of a fine.
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“Pornographic material includes any public display in print, audio, visual, electronic or other similar medium that describes or exhibits obscenity,” reads the bill.
The bill which is in its stage of assent will also authorize enforcement officers to search premises believed to be holding pornographic materials without a warrant.
Persons opposing the search will be fined KES 500 000 or imprisoned for not less than five years.
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