Police in Athi River, Machakos County, have held more than ten individuals for neglecting to take their kids to class.
The guardians were arrested at Kinanie region following a tip off by the region boss Timothy Musinga who drove the police to their homes.
In a task that endured the better part of the day, police figured out how to protect in excess of 15 youngsters in the range of three and 15 years
The guardians and their youngsters were held quickly at the Athi River Police Station before being summoned at the Mavoko Law Court.
Addressing local media at the police headquarters boss Musinga said the task to capture every one of the guardians who neglect to give fundamental instruction to their youngsters is an order from the legislature and will proceed.
“This is a directive from the government that we arrest all the parents who neglect their children by denying them basic education, we will not relent on this” said Chief Musinga.
He said a portion of the kids were discovered gathering scrap metal available to be purchased.
”A considerable lot of these kids, for the most part young men, are presently doing piece metal business, when we ask them for what reason they are doing it they state that it’s their folks who send them to search for cash” said the chairman.
This episode comes a couple of days after the inhabitants of Athi River begged the legislature to build increasingly government funded schools to empower them take their kids to class.
Absence of enough schools has hit the territories like Mlolongo town and its environs decisively attributable to couple of open grade schools provoking most youngsters to remain at home.
The crowded Mlolongo town has two state funded schools in particular Ngwata and Mlolongo Primary School.