By a Concerned Gurdian
There was a full Board of Management meeting on 30th June 2016 where County Director of Education Vihiga County Mr Stephen Mudho was in attendance. The meeting ended past midnight and the sole aim was ostensibly to shield the perpetrator. All more than 10 students witnesses who were called to testify were in favor of the rapist and from their statements they seemed to have been coached by the Principal because all of them were giving similar statements.
The entire school board seemed to be out to shield the rapist and frustrate the victim. Apart from that the board has been meeting daily since then with the sole aim of coaching and shielding the rapist. Something curiously missing is the statement of the class teacher who can be a very important witness for the victim. So far the file which reached the DPP Vihiga County had got stuck there for more Than two weeks without any action been taken.
Many of the girls were intimidated to change their statements to exonerate the perpetrator from facing justice. So far the board was supposed to give its verdict after one week which it has not done, we suspect the board is out to clear the rapist from any wrong doing. So far the poor girl remains at home for more than one month, her dreams shattered, her innocence destroyed and her self esteem crushed. This girl has lost any sense of trust in her life.
Who will the girl ever trust? The teacher who defiled her?
The guiding and counseling teacher who hide the defilement case and even burnt the defilement note she gave her and gave false statement against the defiled girl during the board proceedings?
The principal who disowned the child and made her deputy to write false evidence against her, coached students and workers to lie against her.
We hope this story will bring justice to this girl and help to fight against impunity perpetrated by the principal with the help of the school board. We hope other innocent girls in the school will be safe against this sex predator.