Fundamentals singer Ken wa Maria arrested as police raid noisy nightclubs

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Popular musician Ken wa Maria was arrested last night as police officers enforced Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja’s ban on noisy bars in residential areas.

The artist who was performing at a night club in Umoja estate is among 50 revelers who were netted in the swoop that targeted the Eastland’s section of Nairobi.

The police officers who were accompanied ny their counterparts from the county targeted bars without licenses and those that operated beyond the time indicated in their licenses.

“We have arrested quite a number of people who will be arraigned in court on Monday to face various charges according to the offenses they have been arrested for. I urge bar owners to operate within the law,” said Rhoda Otieno, the director Liquor Licencing.

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She further warned entertainment joints from playing loud music past 10:00 pm. 

“It is about peaceful nights. We are going to enforce the directive,” she noted. 

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