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A family in Ugunja Sub-county is crying for justice after their 14-year-old daughter was reportedly molested by a health worker in a private hospital in Ugunja town.

Nicodemus Ademba, the father of the girl said that his daughter had been admitted to the health facility on February 29. 2020. The health worker identified as Allan went to her room and molested her, touching her private parts under the disguise of checking her body temperature.

The matter was reported to Ugunja police station and to the office of the Sub-county Director of Children Affairs Eunice Atieno who confirmed the report and is currently working with the police in the investigations.

The owner of the health facility Victor Odhuno Nyanga denied the allegations saying the family of the girl was out to taint his facility’s name. The minor has been taken home and is recovering as the investigations are still undergoing.