Young offenders in Mwingi will from today enjoy warm nights in high density blankets courtesy of a Human rights group by the name Center for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRCE), who supplied them with the blankets in their seclusion center at Mwingi police station.
The children protection unit which was recently constructed at Mwingi police station has a capacity to host 30 children.
Speaking during their visit to the protection unit, Christine Kalikanda who is a senior officer working with CHRCE tanked the judiciary for establishing the facility which has ensured that rights of juvenile offenders are not punished during any legal process affecting them.
Mwingi Central Sub county deputy police commander Nicholus Mutua thanked the human rights group for their generosity and urged more well-wishers to come out and support the unit.
Rhoda Musyoka who is the fund manager at CHRCE said that they decided to supply the young offenders with blankets as part of their corporate social responsibility.