Security a top priority at National Music Festival
03 August 2012, 20:33
Security arrangements for this year’s National music festivals that are set to take place in Meru town between 6th to 16th of August have been finalized.
Imenti North OCPD Tom Mboya Odero is appealing to all schools to ensure their vehicles are well maintained and serviced ahead of the festivals saying schools not adhering to the traffic act will be dealt with according to the law.
Mr Odero said there should be no overloading when ferrying students saying the security of students should be of paramount importance.
He advised all school vehicles to ensure they travel early and avoid night drives saying this is aimed at ensuring that no accidents are reported during the time the music festivals will be underway.
At the same time the Police boss warned bar owners who may be tempted to sell liquor to students who will be attending the festivals that they risk having their licenses cancelled by the liquor licensing court.
Odero said students found drunk and disorderly shall be arrested and dealt with according to the law.
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