Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 
PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24 Kenya. The stories here come from users.

 
 
Latest Badges:

 
View all Ngarae Elias's badges.
 

Teachers lose money to twilight girls

20 February 2013, 15:07Elias Ngarae

Teachers’ organisations in Laikipia are raising alarm over the number of their members who are increasingly getting trapped by prostitutes in Nanyuki town.

Scores of teachers are said to have suffered broken homes after losing thousands of shillings to the twilight girls in the formerly white colonial settlers’ town whose night life is only rivaled by that of the coastal city of Mombasa.

The officials said the victims were losing their money mostly in pubs where the girls pitch tents at night and in their sex dens.

“The girls have caused many divorces among families. Some of them are going to an extent of wearing school uniform so as to attract the unsuspecting teachers and affluent traders,” a teacher, Peterson Njamiu Maina, said.

Last week, a 50 year old married public primary school teacher from the neighbouring Kieni East district lost KES 60 000 to a commercial sex worker who had disguised herself as a student from a local secondary school.

The commercial sex worker had pretended to be a student from Likii slums who had lost money on her way to school.

Another teacher from a primary school in Nanyuki town lost KES 47 650 fortnight ago to an innocent-looking girl.

The teacher’s colleagues said he had taken a loan from a local sacco amounting to KES 100 000.

The girls mostly target teachers from far-flung areas who come to the town mainly to get a loan from their local sacco.

A month ago a 19 year old girl wrestled with a 54 year old teacher in broad daylight after he allegedly failed to pay her KES 2 000 for sex.

Despite the fact that prostitution is illegal in Kenya, teachers and other victims are now appealing to authorities in the town to combat the vice.

 
Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.
NEXT ON NEWS24 KENYAX

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Eugene Odanga
Veteran gospel musician on the co...

A veteran gospel musician is back in the scene. Read more...

Submitted by
Victor Tinto
Government will not interfere wit...

The government is happy with the Supreme Court ruling that called on media houses and the communications authority to dialogue over digital migration. Read more...

Submitted by
Eugene Odanga
Churchill has free gifts

Churchill has free gifts for you. Find out. Read more...

Submitted by
Eugene Odanga
Local universities set for arts b...

Five local universities will do battle to find out which is the most artistic of the biggest universities in the country. Read more...

Submitted by
Victor Tinto
New calculation lifts Kenya's GDP...

Kenya's gross domestic product (GDP) has grown 25 percent after the government changed the mode of calculation. Read more...

Submitted by
oduoromondi
MCAs accuse MP of underrating the...

Homa Bay Town MP, Peter Kaluma has refuted allegations made by some of the MCAs that he underrated their level of education during an interview with one of the local vernacular radio stations. Read more...