South Sudan woman in Nairobi on bond for sale of alcohol to minors
17 March 2016, 15:32
Nairobi – The wife of a top South Sudanese military general has been released on bond after she was accused of serving alcohol to minors from her home in Nairobi.
According to the Daily Nation Mary Nanyuk was meant to appear before the court on Thursday but instead through a production order was able to apply for bond.
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She had to pay a Sh500 000 bond deposit with two sureties or pay Sh100 000 in cash.
Langata OCS Derrick Nyagah on Monday was ordered by a senior judicial officer to release her with immediate effect.
Upon Nanyuk’s release the OCS was summoned by the Magistrate Court to answer for her release as they directed she be taken to the Lang’ata Women’s Prison.
Her court hearing is set for May 11.
According to Standard Media, the IPSOS survey explained that children between the ages of 12 and 16 years of age are introduced to alcohol namely through their relatives and friends.
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Senior IPOSO researcher, Michael Kagali stated that 56% of children had their first drink between the ages of 12 and 16 years old.
Namely every 3rd in 10 child in Kenya has consumed alcohol.
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