A woman from Thika has shocked residents and the world after she posted her child in OLX after he failed in K.C.P.E exams. The woman who is the step mother to the child did the controversial incident but quickly deleted the post after uproar from the public. The child who according to sources scored 179 marks but lived a strained life under the mother- in- law.
“Some children are disgrace to the society, there work is to eat and sleep. I want children who perform, this will serve as an example as I am willing to sell him on OLX. How can a child score 179marks having spent 8 years on primary reading??” The mother-in-law exclaimed while talking to one of area residents
The mother quoted the child for free and wants anybody to take him free of charge as he is surplus to her life and his work is to eat her food and doesn’t perform in school. Shockingly besides some people who called to complain, a lot of clients were willing to take deal in shortest time possible. By 1hours of posting, she had already received more than 10 different calls of enquiry.
According to residents the woman has been constantly bullying the child who studies nearby primary school and despite efforts to inform the father of the occurrences, nothing has materialized as the father is too busy to attend to family matters.
“We have tried to tell the father to solve the issue but nothing has happened so far, it seems he is so busy with her career and doesn’t have time for his family” one of the residents uttered in despair
Police after launched investigation over the issue and will give a full statement on the matter in due course.
Child bullying has been on the rise and public have been urged to report any cases of child abuse.