Outrage as man walks free after defiling 13-year-old girl in Nyamira

Minor defiled in Nyamira.

A 13-year-old girl who was allegedly defiled by an adult man has dropped out of school.

According to Nwanyagentinge Heritage Council Members, the 35-year-old man was a close relative of the victim is still staying in Moromba Village of Nyamira County without being arrested by the authorities for unknown reasons.

During the interview with Education News, the minor who is a pupil at Moromba Primary in Manga Sub-county narrated how the man lured her with sweets and defiled her many times before he was discovered.

“He used to come to our home over the weekends and took me behind the house near the flowers where he gave me sweets and slept with me and told me not to tell anybody.

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After she started to experience difficulties in walking, she revealed the secrets to parents who took her to Tony Amor Teaching and Referral Hospital where she underwent minor surgery.

Anne Nyaboke, a social worker in the county, said that such cases occur mainly in homes that lack mother figures to guide the girls against men who prey on them.

She appealed to the communities to cooperate with Government security organs to arrest the law perpetrators and arraign them in court.

She appealed to head teachers of schools to be alert in the care of children put in their hands instead of leaving the whole matter to the public.

“Head teachers are the first custodians of our children in schools. It calls for a lot of concern when they are the last people to protect our children against their sexual abusers,” she said.

She called for immediate arrest of the suspect and be arraigned in court.

Ondeyo Menge of Mwanyagetinge Heritage Council asked the police to arrest the suspect and take him to hospital for mental check up to enable the court to reach the appropriate verdict on the suspect.

By Enock Okong’o.

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