Drama as Narok police arrest man for marrying 9-year old girl

By K24Tv Team On Wed, 17 Jul, 2019 09:00 | < 1 min read
A police car.
A police car. PHOTO | FILE

Drama ensued at Oloontoto village in Narok North on Monday when armed police officers from Narok Police Station and a child right’s activist led a sting operation that successfully led to the rescue of a nine-year-old girl from the manyatta of a 40-year-old man.

The evening raid was, however, met with resistance by relatives of the man as the woman believed to be his mother tried to resist the arrest of her son and shouted insults to the rescue team.

Joshua ole Kaputa, a children’s rights crusader, who tipped the police is said to have warned John Nchoe through his brothers against marrying the nine-year-old with no success. – KNA