Smoking a crime
22 June 2012, 13:21
Seven men have been charged in a Nyeri court for smoking in undesignated areas.
They were charged on Wednesday, as they were found smoking in undesignated areas in Nyeri town.
They seven who included Nicholas Muturi, Samuel Nderitu, Reuben Muturi, Charles Kimani, Elijah Kimondo, George Githinji and James Mugo all pleaded guilty to the charges.
Nyeri Chief Magistrate Wilbroda Juma released them on a fine of Sh 15,000 each or serve a one and a half months in jail.
They were arrested by administration police on patrol and health officers for smoking in areas which had not been set aside for the smokers.
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