Moi Girls Nairobi has been reopened amid protests

Moi Girls Nairobi has been reopened after being closed when a student claimed to have been sexually assaulted by unkown people.

The incident elicited angry reactions by students who boycotted classes and went on a ‘strike’ till the issue was resolved by the school management .

Mother shares heartbreaking news after DNA tests confirm her daughter died in Moi Girls School arson attack

According to The Star Students of Moi Girls’ School in Nairobi have started reporting back amid protests on insecurity.

Moi Girls students leaving the premise after CS Amina Mohammed ordered its closure

The institution was reopened at 8am on Sunday and all the learners are supposed to have checked in by 4pm.

Education CS Amina Mohamed ordered the one week closure of the school following claims that a student was sexually assaulted.

Moi Girls Students Released In The Wake Of Alleged Rape Case In The School

Amid all this tension some parents have threatened not to take their children back without a detailed report on what happened.

Parents demonstrate outside Moi Girls Nairobi due to increased rate of rape in schools

This is not the first time the school is going through insecurity related incidences after a fire burned its dorms leaving 10 students dead.

Students of Moi Forces Nairobi during a memorial service of their fellow students who died during a fire incident at the school

‘When we tried to raise our voice on the issues, the school said the victims were pretending,’ disturbing details about Moi Girls rape case

They have accused the school’s management of covering up the matter and asked for copies of the report on the fire that left 10 students dead in September last year.

“It is unfair that parents and stakeholders get reports from the media. If you try to inquire your child gets victimised. We are yet to come to terms with the fire incident. The rape allegations will be swept under the carpet,” one said.

 

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Sixteen year-old girl burnt severely by husband

A 16-year old girl was burnt burnt beyond recognition by her husband at Shimbir Fatume in Mandera South. Khadija who was forced into marriage in 2014 has been admitted at the Mandera General hospital with serious burns.

Her husband, Sharif Issack Abdulla beat her unconscious then burnt her using charcoal from a fire on January 7,2015.

Mandera Maendeleo Ya Wanawake chair Ubah Abdi said she was discovered after a source close to the family contacted one of the organisation’s officials.

Khadija’s chest and right hand are completely burnt off. Still traumatized, she couldn’t say a word to journalists and broke into tears.

Doctors said she urgently needs reconstructive surgery stating that the procedure will very expensive.

The hospital said it cannot airlift Khadija to Nairobi for further treatment as she is a minor and does not have the required documentation.

Mandera County Commisioner Alex Ole Nkoyo termed the ordeal as inhumane saying that the husband who has since disappeared will be brought to book.

Nkoyo added that the area Chief and his Assistant also be arrested as they failed to report the matter. He said they may have conspired with the family to hid the crime.

-the-star.co.ke

Kilifi man steals Sh6000 from wife, torches her two houses

A 42 year old man was arraigned in court on Friday for torching two houses belonging to his wife. Kitsao Randu Jilo appeared before Kilifi Principal Magistrate, Adah Obura, and pleaded not guilty to the charges.

He was charged that on December 28, at around 6pm at Mbuyuni, Tezo location, Bahari division in Kilifi County, he willingly and unlawfully torched two houses belonging to his wife, Kadzo Kitsao Randu.

The court was told that the accused allegedly broke into his wife’s house and stole Sh6000. The wife went to the police and reported the incident. When the accused heard that his wife had reported the incident, he allegedly went back and set her two houses ablaze before fleeing the area.

Kitsao denied the charges and was remanded at the GK prison in Bofa until March 4 when the case will be mentioned.