KFCB crackdown on clean content; musician faces 6 month jail term

Popular benga musician has been sentensed to 6 months in jail, according to KFCB.

The accused, Ohangla artiste George Adinda alias Otieno Aloka produced a vulgar Luo song titled: “Ochot Madhako”

The video which caused great uproar from members of the public contained derogatory language that demeaned women and advocated for paedophilia.

The video was reported to the Board two weeks ago and after investigations we filed a complaint with the DCI.

Otieno pleaded guilty to all the charges and was therefore sentenced to Six Months jail term or to pay a fine of Ksh 120,000 (Ksh One Hundred and Twenty Thousand).

In another case, following myriad complaints from members of the public as captured by the Broadcast and Monitoring Unit, the Board in collaboration with the DCI arrested and charged in court the producers of a vulgar video song dubbed ‘Niko Thirsty’ which was produced about a month ago and posted online.

The four singers, namely George Lio, Moses Osidiana, Raymond Kabagazi and Simon Mandela, were consequently arraigned at the Milimani Law Courts on 31″ August 2020 for plea taking.

The four will face charges of :

1. Displaying of obscene audio-visual content

2. Failure to obtain a filming license

3. Distribution and exhibition of unclassified content

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges and were released on a Cash bail of Ksh 10,000 each.

The case will be mention on the 17th September 2020 in preparation for the hearing.