A Nairobi teacher has broken the internet after she was arrested for allegedly kidnapping her student for a whole term last year. Evelyn Owuor Omolo, allegedly converted the student, Khadija Mohammed from Islam to her religion then holding the girl in her house for over three months.

Since Khadija went missing, Awuor has transferred her into three different schools from her initial school, Angels of Mercy School. Khadija’s parents claim that Awuor had lied to them that Khadija had won a scholarship just prior to her disappearance. After which Awuor also left teaching at the school.

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Awuor defended herself that it was the girls plight for help that provoked her to take her in. She claims the girl was suffering from mistreatment at home at the time she took her in and she was just being a good Samaritan. “I was a good Samaritan to the girl after we met at the school where I was teaching. The girl had physical pain requiring medication and I offered to help,” according to Awuor.

She has since been released on a cash bail of sh. 20,000.