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Kenya Court rejects mother's proposal to raise a 17-year-old son

The Kenyan Court of Appeal ruled that minors in a couple's custody center will continue to be tried by the British courts. This is after Judges Jamila Mohammed, Fatuma Sichale and Patrick Kiage received the decision of the Family Chamber of the High Court of the United Kingdom on May 11, 2017. They rejected the appeal of the minor\u2019s mother, who was seeking legal custody of her son. The British courts assumed the responsibility of caring for the 17-year-old boy when he was 13 years old until he grew up. The court pointed out that the youth\u2019s place of residence is in the UK and Kenya\u2019s parental responsibility agreement no longer applies because \u201cthe legal and factual circumstances of the minor have changed\u201d. Mother MAK married RMAA in 2002 under the African Christian Marriage and Divorce Law. They obtained FKA, but the union was dissolved on October 9, 2008 after the two agreed to share parenting responsibilities.

MAK moved to the UK to study for a master's degree in law and took her son with her. However, there, she was accused of assaulting FKA, was found guilty in court, and the minor was taken away and supervised by the court. Her petition was rejected in the Milimani High Court, and she appealed, claiming that the judge wrongly concluded that she was not a good person and she did not give him a hearing. \ufffc \u2630 The court rejected the mother\u2019s proposal to guard the 17-year-old son national \ufffc The court pointed out that the teenager's place of residence was in the UK.

The Kenyan Court of Appeal ruled that minors in a couple's custody center will continue to be tried by the British courts. This is after Judges Jamila Mohammed, Fatuma Sichale and Patrick Kiage received the decision of the Family Chamber of the High Court of the United Kingdom on May 11, 2017. They rejected the appeal of the minor\u2019s mother, who was seeking legal custody of her son.

The British courts assumed the responsibility of caring for the 17-year-old boy when he was 13 years old until he grew up. The court pointed out that the youth\u2019s place of residence is in the UK and Kenya\u2019s parental responsibility agreement no longer applies because \u201cthe legal and factual circumstances of the minor.

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Fatuma Sichale Jamila Mohammed Kenyan Court of Appeal Mother MAK Patrick Kiage

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