Embakasi south mp Julius Mawathe has called for a stiffer penalty on men who prey on school going children and impregnate them.
Speaking when he commissioned a dormitory at Embakasi girls high school, the mp said the cases had gone on an overdrive and it was time such men who lure teenage girls are castrated as punishment for their crimes.
In the just concluded national exams, the number of girls who sat their exams either having delivered or pregnant had gone up thus prompting a national outcry
Mawathe, who’s constituency is in the Mukuru kwa Njenga slums, and is largely composed of the poor in society said girls in his constituency were mostly affected as monied men lure girls into having unprotected sex.
He called on the ministries of interior and education to work together with the aim of arresting such a vice as it was destroying the future of young girls.