By Gusii star team
Nyamira 16 September 2016………..A family from Nyang’eneng’eni Village, Irianyi Sublocation , Kemera location in Nyamira county is appealing to security agencies to help them to trace their grand children who was allegedly sold to unknown people by the assistance chief.
According to the family Members who spoke to Gusii Star on Wednesday at their home, they said the matter was reported at Manga police station and children offices two years ago but nothing so far has been done.
David Ogato who is grandfather to the lost baby noted that his grandson was taken away by the assistant chief who come three days after the baby was born , only to inform them that following the poor background of the family and the mother being mental ill , he was to take the child to the nursery where the government was to take full responsibility .
Ogato disclosed that after realizing that the assistance chief had tricked them and took the newborn baby together with her elder sister who he promised to educate her, they decided to visit the chief at his home.
“I have a daughter who is physically challenged, she delivered a baby and after that the area assistance chief took the imitative of taking the children claiming that the government was to take full responsibility , but later we discovered that the assistance chief had a plan to sell out grandson “ He said
“ The assistance chief visited my home, he decided to take the baby together with her sister who by then had done Kenya Certificate of Primary school (KCPE )exams and was likely to join form one , who later was chased after by the after allegedly sold the baby” Added Ogato
Ogato continues to say that after realizing that the assistance chief has not taken the child to nursery they visited his home accompanied by his wife Milkah Moraa only getting some visitors whom they suspect took their grandchildren.
“After realizing that our grand children was not taken to the nursery by the assistance chief , we visited him at his home , where we met some ladies whom we suspect took our grandson, we come to know all this some weeks later after our grandchild who was mistreated and chased away by the assistance chief who never took her to school and after accomplishing the deal ” they added
Morren Kemunto said that he went to the assistance chiefs place and stayed there with her young brother who she said that were sold to some ladies .
“ I stayed at the chief place with my younger brother , after the assistance chief sold the baby , they started mistreating me, after than I went back to my grandparents and since my mother is mental ill I decided to get married without
Gusii star has established that the matter was reported at Manga Police station under OB 12/05/07/2019 19/23/07/2019 12/21/06/2020 and the matter is still under investigating a clear indication that the family has been following the matter keenly hoping to get justice .
Dismas Onyancha uncle to the lost child said that they have been visiting Manga Police station severally but have not received any communication concerning the matter .
“ even if we are poor we don’t expect to be mistreated ,of course my sister is sick but that does not mean that we cannot take care to her children, we need justice , whoever was behind this should be arrested and prosecuted” He said
Rigena Human rights chairperson Thomson Osora has called for agencies to work with speed to ensure the family gets justice.
“Its unrespectable for someone to use an opportunity of poor backgrounds to mistreat them in society , as Human rights we cannot advocate for that, we need justice for the family,” Said Osoro
For the point of reply we tried to call the chief who said that he will never listen to such matters.
“Those are matters I cannot listen to “said Assistance chief through a phone call noting that the matter is in court.