Catholic Church demands alcohol sales ban

The Catholic Bishops Conference (CBC) has demanded a total ban on alcohol sales in settlements in the country.

  CBC general secretary Father Victor Roche made this statement today after visiting victims of the pack rape that took place at Morata in the nation’s capital on New Year ’s Day.

“ I spoke with two of the victims yesterday. I don’t know why people would come and attack women like this for no reason at all.

“Alcohol is the cause for this and selling it in settlements will always cause problems,” said Roche.

He appealed to relatives of the victims to allow the law to take its course.

“ The community leaders in settlements must also take more responsibility. Let them bring peace in the affected communities and stop revenge attacks,” said Roche.

He asked for the NCD Commission and the Government to take measures to encourage

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