Residents of Maliku village, Kitui Central sub county, Kitui County were left in shock after a middle aged woman took an underage boy who is reportedly to be her nephew and engaged him in an illicit love affair.
According to the area chief Mr. Mwendwa Munyaka, the 17 year old boy has since dropped out of school and engaged in robbery in the area and has being allegedly bringing the stolen things to his lover.
“The boy is the woman’s nephew, on interrogating him he is says that their affair started long time ago” Munyaka said.
The underage boy is also accused of stealing green grams amounting to 600kg, a case which the area chief is investigating.
“He is 17 years old and has already dropped out of school, the boy has been involved in many mischievous acts and it’s just the other day he was brought to my office with a case of stealing green grams” Chief Munyaka added.
The chief however said they are suspecting that the boy has been working with the woman in his stealing deals and his “lover” takes the stolen items and sells them.
The chief has since issued a stern warning against indulging in such inhuman acts and assured residents that the woman will face the law immediately after they complete investigations and the boy will be taken back to school to complete his studies.