Man Eloped With Candidate Arrested In Kisii

Man Eloped With Candidate Arrested In Kisii

A twenty eight year old man has  been arrested after he eloped with a form four student  who was a  candidate in Bomorenda,Kisii South sub county.

Acting on information from  some residents,Bomorenda  location chief Emelda Kwamboka pounced on the man and her alleged ‘ wife’ and arrested them.

The chief said the two were presented to the office of the area  Assistant County commissioner (ACC)Moses Ndiema, who handed them over to the police for processing.

She appealed to parents and residents to volunteer information to the authorities on  the girl-child  involved in early marriages and  teenage pregnancies for intervention.

Itibo secondary school principal George Makori explained the girl will resume classes  but be taken through counseling sessions before sitting for this year’s KCSE.

He expressed  fears that some girls could have been married  while  eight others  girls were yet  to  report to  the school  since  early this month.

The ACC stressed the girl-child will get justice including  going back to school.  

He disclosed a total of 120 girls were either pregnant or were breastfeeding  after schools re-opened.

Almost half of them had resumed learning  while efforts to trace others had been intensified

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