Primary School Teacher Arrested for Sexually Molesting Female Pupils

The suspect together with another still at large had accompanied the learners for a swimming session before sitting their exams starting Monday.

Primary School Teacher Arrested for Sexually Molesting Female Pupils
DCI officers managed arresting one suspect, with the other still hiding. [Photo/ File]

The Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) officers have arrested a Primary School teacher over sexual assault allegations.

The suspect had reportedly accompanied some pupils from the Zion academy in Mtito Andei, Makueni county for a swimming session at a nearby hotel.

He together with his accomplice were then spotted fonding two female pupils aged 13, pretending to be assisting them.

A concerned customer seated near the swimming pool then alerted the hotel management which managed to facilitate arrest for one suspect with the other escaping.

Sleuths are still working to trace the second suspect, while the first is set to appear in court on Monday (tomorrow).

Detectives intend to have the suspect(s) charged with engaging in indecent acts with minors, in addition to interfering with the private space for the learners.

The two minor girls were among  32 candidates taken for swimming to help them relax before sitting for their KCPE exams.