How A Mere Phone Call Saved Young Girl From Outlawed Female Circumcision
Detectives have a rescued a Form Two student in Narok County before undergoing Female Genital Mutilation.
The detectives based at the Child Protection Unit swung into action after the girl alerted her School Principal while at home in Thindigua, Kiambu County about her parents’ plans.
This prompted the School Principal to inform the Directorate of Criminal Investigations officers through their hotline and a team was dispatched to Narok to rescue the school going child.
“The minor who studies at an established girl’s high school in Nakuru, learnt of the plan by her parents to force her undergo the inhuman procedure, today August 4, 2022,” said the DCI.
“Through a phone call, she immediately alerted her school head girl who was with her parents in Thindigua, Kiambu County, about the evil plans hatched by her parents,” the DCI added.
The girl is now safely in our hands as detectives secure a safe house to accommodate her for the time being.
Meanwhile, her parents have since been arrested and are currently in custody, assisting detectives with investigations.
“We thank the head girl of the school who went beyond the call of her duty, by reaching out to our officers to rescue her school mate from the retrogressive act,” the DCI said.