Four-year-old girl rescued from marrying a 70 year-old-man in Samburu
2 months ago, 3 Jan 08:09
A four-year-old girl has been rescued from a planned marriage to a 70-year-old man. Children’s officers from Samburu Central sub-county learned of the marriage from the girl’s mother and neighbours, and quickly moved to stop it. The child’s father reportedly wanted to marry her off to recover the bride price he had paid for her mother after they parted ways. County Children’s Co-ordinator Jane Kabiro said the girl’s father had wanted to take a second wife but the first one had objected. “The man ...
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