Kajiado woman arrested for forcing minor into FGM, early marriage

A woman in Kajiado West Sub County has been arrested for allegedly ejecting her 11-year-old daughter from school and forcing her to marry an old man in Narok.

Police said the Mosiro resident also forced the girl to undergo female genital mutilation, which is illegal, as part of preparations.

They and local administrators launched a search for the class two pupil who could not be found.

Stanley Rotich, who is the children's officer in charge of Kajiado North and Kajiado West Sub-counties, said the woman was apprehended on Friday evening with the help of the area chief.

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