Several bars in Migori on the spot for admitting minors

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Several bars in Suna West Sub-County, Migori County are on spot for admitting minors into the premises and serving them alcohol.

Some of the locals and the chiefs who spoke to radio Ramogi claimed that they have reported the matter to some of the senior county police officers and they are reluctant to take necessary legal action against the operators.

Among the bars on the spot are in the areas of Nyamome in Oruba sub-location.

Speaking to radio Ramogi, Migori County Director for Children Services John Odinya confirmed that they have heard of cases where bars are admitting minors into the facilities and serving them alcohol, adding that the matter is under investigation.

Mr. Odinya said he has liaised with the county commissioner to ensure that bars are subjected to necessary legal action.

The director for children services also appealed to other members of the public to report such entertainment joints that are allowing minors to access their premises so that they can institute legal action against them.

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