Overcrowding of bars in residential areas in Lodwar raises eyebrows

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Overcrowding of bars in residential areas within Lodwar town has raised eyebrows with policy implementors and law enforcement officers attributing the situation to an increase in cases of alcohol and substances abuse.
Turkana Central Deputy County Commissioner Alexander Mativo on Wednesday said the bars are not sticking to laws that bars them from producing a lot of noise as well as operating outside the prescribed hours.
Mr. Mativo warned bar owners that if they are doing the business they must abide by the law that guides them the best place to establish a bar, operation hours and recommended alcoholic drinks and who to sell to.

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