2 January 2013

Kenya: Jail Term for Unregisterd SIM Cards.

Failure to register your SIM card could land you a three year jail term or a fine of up to 300,000 shillings. Information PS Bitange Ndemo says some people aren't taking the exercise seriously with some operators still selling unregistered SIM cards. The penalty also applies to the operator. Six million SIM cards are still unaccounted for.

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