Mombasa,KENYA:Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) has raised the red flag on exposure of underage children to potentially moral damaging content through illegal filming activities in the coastal region.
Speaking in Mombasa on Saturday KFCB Chief Executive Officer Dr.Ezekiel Mutua said illegal filiming activities which targeted youths and underage children in Coast have posed a serious threat to the national security and deterioration of the culture and moral values.
‘The board has continued to receive complains from members of the public regarding exposure and involvement of children in creating of illegal content in the Coastal region including pornography,bestiality,stage performance in bars and other public places’said Dr.Mutua.
He further urged all the film creators in the region to obtain filming licences from KFCB offices countrywide failure to which there would be arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators .
‘We seek the collaboration of the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of Government Affair in order to eradicate these illegal filming activities that can pose a threat to national security’Said Dr.Mutua.
Dr Mutua also called for the banning of toy guns and video games arguing that they were exposing children to violence thoughts.