Government to rein on sex dolls
The government will rein in on the importation, promotion and sale of sex dolls, Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) Chief Executive Officer, Ezekiel Mutua has announced.
Mutua said in a bid to preserve the country’s culture and morality, the government would not just sit back and allow the promotion of sex dolls as a way of life.
His sentiments come in the wake of the entrant of sex dolls including the famous robotic Samantha with social media is awash with its promotion and advertisement.
He said they would work with other government agencies to ensure total gag of the sale and promotion of the sex objects as they were undermining societal moral values.
Speaking on Saturday in Nyeri when he graced this year’s Scouts Founders Day in honour of World Scouts Movement founder, Lord Baden Powell, Mutua said no amount of liberalization could be allowed to take over ethics.
He said his department would play its cardinal role of ensuring no advertisements were carried out to promote sex dolls, saying they had a duty to safeguard the young ones from indecent exposure.
He at the same time, announced that the crackdown would continue on all public service vehicles airing pornographic content
Mutua said matatus could not be used as conduits of airing indecent videos, adding that the culprits would be firmly dealt within the law.
The event that brought together hundreds of scouts from various parts of the country was also graced by among others, Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso who called on all relevant stakeholders to help inculcate good moral values to the young ones.
She said there was need to take keen focus on the youths who were faced by a myriad of challenges including lewd exposures that have come with technological advancement such as internet as well as radicalization.
Others present during the celebration were area Governor, Mutahi Kahiga, MPs John Kiarie (Dagoretti South), Kanini Kega (Kieni), Ngunjiri Wambugu (Nyeri town) and former Lands CS, Jacob Kaimenyi.
By Samuel Waititu