Kajiado-News-Update-Logo-Web

Police Rescue Eselenkei Minor From Forced Marriage

Kajiado News Update

Kajiado News Update

We are bold in presenting our news as we move to all Maa counties across the country.

Child rights activist has supported Narok County Commissioner George Natembea’s call for girls to be ‘checked’ to determine their state when schools open.

Dorcus Parit, who runs Hope Beyond rescue centre for abused girls in Kimana town in Kajiado South Sub County, said on Sunday she supports Natembea’s sentiments because once done it will reveal results which may attract action by the state.

“Such checks when schools are opening could provide results that can assist the state take action against wayward parents and those who assisted the girls to undergo FGM,” said Parit.

Parit was speaking to the Star after rescuing a 14 year-old minor who was married off by her parents on Friday in Eselenkei location of Kajiado South Sub County.

The minor was a Class 4 pupil at Iloirero Primary school in the same location and was married off to a 45 year-old man, Lemuja ole Nkoro who already is married to two wives, on Friday night.

She is daughter of Koipitat ole Kidir and Leah Koipitat of Oltepesi village, some 80 km from Kimana tow in the sub county.

On receiving the information of the minor’s forced marriage, Parit indulged the police in the mission to rescue her on Saturday.

When the police from Kimana and the activists arrived at the home where the minor was married to on Saturday, all the suspects escaped.

The officers are now pursuing the suspects after the delivering the minor at Hope Beyond rescue centre to continue with her education.

The minor told the Star her hope is to become a teacher after completing her studies. She said she was not involved in her purported marriage by her parents.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Do you need a website? Search no more. BraIT Consulting Limited is an industry-leading & most reliable full-service web design company in Kenya. They also do digital marketing, graphic design, Search Engine Marketing (SEO), Content Marketing among others.

They design cost-effective and aesthetic websites, logos, and digital designs that will blow your mind. Take a sample look of their work below!

You May Also Like

Stellah Khalechi died sood after undergoing a CS operation at Kitengela sub county hospital.

Angry man wants Kajiado county government to explain how wife died

Isiaoh told the KNU doctors at the Kitengela sub-county hospital removed a live baby before the mother was rushed to Kenyatta.

The debate took place at the universitys auditorium on Saturday night.

Nkedianye never spent Sh198 million on Ngong stadium – Africa Check

According to the auditor general’s report, in the year 2016, the county government paid Sh34,387,474 to M/S York Investments (EA) Limited but no construction work was carried out in that financial year.

Governor Joseph Lenku unveils Imbirrikani level 4 hospital.

Lenku’s gift to Imbirrikani realised as a new hospital is unveiled

On Wednesday evening, the county government turned the overhauled rusty facility into a level 4 hospital facility to serve the people Imbirrikani/Eselenkei ward in Kajiado South sub-county.

Subscribe to Kajiado
News Update

Be the first to get updated.