The residents complained of being subjected to sleepless night as result of noise from the club. FILE PHOTOThe residents complained of being subjected to sleepless night as result of noise from the club. FILE PHOTO
By SYLVANIA AMBANI

A popular entertainment joint in Lavington has had its liquor license revoked following a petition presented by area residents to the Nairobi City County Alcoholic Drinks Control and Licensing Board.

Earlier in the week, Apple Cross Road Residents Association in Lavington raided the posh Club 51 and ejected revelers who were having a good time.

The residents complained of being subjected to sleepless night as result of noise from the club.

A letter from the Nairobi City County Alcoholic Drinks Control and Licensing Board stated that although the board holds exclusive powers to either renew or revoke a liquor license, views presented by citizens on issued licenses, are a binding force and have an effect upon the committees action.

“Serious concerns have been raised by the Apple Cross Road Residents Association regarding your noncompliance to various agreements that you have made in the past in relation to noise and Drunkard behavior by your patrons. You have emphatically refused to listen to their plight and have continued to operate in the same manner,” read part of the letter.