140 under-age youth arrested in Lang'ata party
10 March 2016, 22:46
Nairobi - 140 under-age youths have been arrested attending an illegal party in Lang'ata estate Nairobi.
The Star reported that the more than 100 youths were arrested Thursday evening at Phenom estate in Nairobi's Lang'ata area after they were found engaging in a drinking spree.
Police dispatched three lorries to apprehend the youths aged between 14 and 20 following a tip-off from the estate's security.
Lang'ata OCPD Elijah Mwangi said that police were called after noises where heard coming from a house in the estate.
Mwangi added that there was no evidence of the youths engaging in sex although he could not rule it out.
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The incident comes a few days after Capital News reported that Police banned a party labelled Project X which was said to have attracted under-age youth to engage in drugs and sex.
The Kenya Film Classification Board CEO Ezekiel Mutua argued that the main objective of the event was to promote drug abuse and immoral activities among the youth.
He said the board has established that such orgies have indeed been taking place across the country particularly within residences of affluent members of the society.
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