A nurse fled his home when the local administration discovered that he was married to a class 8 pupil who had just sat her KCPE exams. Lodekojek location Chief was headed to the house to nab the suspect, who, after getting wind of the impending arrest, took to his heels.
The girl was rescued and taken to Augusta Rescue Center which is in Danbury Central sub county. The perpetrator, Philip Lenmaradete, is a nurse at a local health facility. The Chief was tipped off by locals that the nurse had taken the child as his wife.
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The area police commander, Sylvester Rotich, urged members of the public to shun from early marriages as they would face the law if discovered. He also expressed disappointment in a learned man like the nurse taking advantage of a small child as his wife. Police are combing the area looking for the nurse who if caught, will face the full force of the law.
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