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Child Defilement At The Lakeside Beaches



Another case of child defilement at the Lakeside beaches has been reported. The culprit, John Ouma alias Salim was detained by officers from Gingo Police Station while trying to escape after reportedly defiling a high school girl on Friday night. Mr. Ouma a 45 year old non-professional fisherman at Kabwao beach is said to have lured the 16-year-old girl to the neighboring Gingo beach where he repeatedly defiled her.

The Area Assistant County Commissioner Abdimalik Abdullahi said the suspect was caught red handed on the heinous act. He tried to escape after but was later arrested.

Salim was rescued from the blood thirst mob that was ready to lynch him.  Assistant commissioner said the Police come for his rescue after a tip from the public.

The victim was taken to the Suba South sub-county hospital for medical examination before she was allowed to go home in company of her parents.

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The suspect is currently being detained at Gingo Police Station waiting to be charged.

Cases of child abuse, rape and sodomy have really increased on the lakeside. Humanitarian activists have called upon the police to keep the beaches safe and healthy from child molesters and abusers.

Civil and sex education has also been proposed to the groups of fishermen alongside the Lakeside. Through their leaders, they have promised to work in hand with the activists and the police to make sure the beaches are safe.

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