TSC statement on pupil’s death angers MPs
SEE ALSO :Minting money from recycled wasteTSC alleged that the girls’ mother and grandmother were alcoholics, while defending the teacher and the school over the girl’s death. “Jackline’s parents separated a long time ago. He mother and all her siblings were staying at her maternal grandmother’s place. Unfortunately for Jackine, both her mother an grandmother are addicted to alcohol. It is Jackine who had the responsibility to undertake all the family’s chores.” read the report. “According to the statements given by her classmates, the class teacher, Madam Jenifer Jemutai, did not scold or ridicule Jackline for soiling her school uniform.” The statement also said the school had provided sanitary towels to its pupils at the time of the incident. Suba North MP Millie Odhiambo wondered how alcoholism in the family could lead to the death of the teenager. She regretted that girls had become victims of ridicule for natural body processes.
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