He further added by saying that this situation is unfortunately being fuelled by the fact that some Kenyans use acquaintances, friends or relatives to purchase and register SIM cards on their behalf while it is clear that the law does not allow for proxy registration of SIM cards, which as a matter of fact, attracts a fine of Kshs 100,000 or imprisonment of 6 months or both for providing incorrect information.
To register a SIM card, you need to provide information on;
1. Your full names
2. Identity card, service card, passport or alien card number
3. Date of birth
5. Physical address
6. Postal address, where available
7. Any other registered number
8. An original and a copy of the birth certificate and identity card in respect to the registration of minors
9. Subscriber number in respect of existing subscribers
10. A letter duly sealed by the chief executive officer of the person responsible for the day to day management of the statutory body.”
Mr Wangusi also said subscribers whose SIM cards will be suspended might be reactivated once they submit valid information to their mobile operator in line with Rule five of the regulations.