Children's home closed after claims of 9 boys sodomised

Sad

A Kenya Police vehicle

A court on Wednesday ordered the closure of Martyrs of Uganda Children’s home located in Machakos County following claims that nine boys had been sodomized by the cook working at the home.

The decision came after allegations surfaced in February this year that one of the boys had reported that he had been sodomized by the cook who had worked at the institution for close to 10 years.

The county children department obtained a court order and with help from the police, made their way to shutdown the institution which is managed by the Catholic Church.

Boys moved to Machakos Rescue Centre and Remand

The boy indicated that the incident would occur in the orphanage’s kitchen where the cook would lure them and later threaten to deny them food if they told anyone.

The children had been taken to Machakos Level Five Hospital where an exam conducted to determine the truth of the matter revealed that they had been sodomised.

The boys have since been moved to Machakos Rescue Centre and Remand Home as police have begun investigations into the incident.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Police change tune on main suspect in Mirema murder

Police change tune on main suspect in Mirema murder

I am not the owner of the company - Tabitha Keroche reveals in court

I am not the owner of the company - Tabitha Keroche reveals in court

Raila Odinga unveils his national campaign point men [Full List]

Raila Odinga unveils his national campaign point men [Full List]

Reprieve for billionaire Humphrey Kariuki as court quashes Sh17 billion tax case

Reprieve for billionaire Humphrey Kariuki as court quashes Sh17 billion tax case

 I'm not going for any elective post - Alfred Mutua addresses speculations

I'm not going for any elective post - Alfred Mutua addresses speculations

Green Park terminus: Payment of Sh650 million to pensioners delayed

Green Park terminus: Payment of Sh650 million to pensioners delayed

Kenya Air Force invites Kenyans to one-of-a-kind air show festival

Kenya Air Force invites Kenyans to one-of-a-kind air show festival

Igathe finally responds to viral memes

Igathe finally responds to viral memes

Sonko breaks silence over allegations of neglecting his 15-year-old daughter

Sonko breaks silence over allegations of neglecting his 15-year-old daughter