A woman who denied her children the right to education and health care on claiming that they are satanic has been arraigned at Nairobi Milimani court and charged with violation of children’s rights.
Lydia Manyasi Saya,the mother of three, denied violating rights to education for two of her children and rights to healthcare for her son.
She was charged that between month of April 2018 to January 13, 2019 at Kibra Katwekera in Kibra sub county, being a mother wilfully and negligently denied children aged 8 and 10 years respectively right to education.
She appeared before Milimani Court Senior Principal Magistrate Kennedy Cheruiyot who directed that the matter be handled by a probation officer for further inquiry.
The officer is to determine the cause of the alleged offence before the court can decide on whether to release her on bail or bond.
Manyasi will be detained until January 29 when the probation officer is expected to present his report.