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9 Year Old Girl Rescued From Forced Marriage With 40 Year Old

On Monday evening, drama emerged Narok North County in Kenya when the children rights activists and the police officers rescued a girl aged nine years from a 40 year old man.

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They raided the man’s home, but some of his relatives including his mother tried to resist the arrest, she abused the security officers who came to arrest his son.

The children rights campaigner identified as Mr Kaputa Joshua who alerted the police from Narok Police Station, said he warned Nchoe John through his siblings against marrying a very young girl of just 9 years old.

The young girl reportedly said to have got married to Mr John for just one week.

Both of them were taken to Narok Police Station for questioning.

The child said she tried to fight against the marriage in order to continue with her education.

John Nchoe, who was not regretful at all, said he paid bride price to girl’s parents and accepted the marriage.

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