Meru: A lesbian couple arrested while making love in front of the children
A female teacher and another woman have been arrested in Githongo in Meru County after they were found making love in the full glare of their children.
The women lovers who are said to have spent the night in a drinking spree shocked villagers who were woken up by the cries of the children who saw their parents engaging in the indecency act.
Confirming the incident, Imenti Central Police boss John Taurus said the suspect KK, 48, and primary school teacher and her lover CN, 38, were arrested while doing the unlawful act in the full glare of their children.
"They will be remanded until Friday to allow police to carry out investigations. They will answer to charges of practicing an unnatural act of having canal knowledge against the normal order of nature, being idle and disorderly and causing a common nuisance," said the police boss.
KK the mother of three and his counterpart, a businesswoman at Githongo market, are said to have flouted curfew rules and sneaked into a local bar where they indulged in alcoholic drinks.
According to an eyewitness, the two had been spotted during the day in a local pub having fun.
"It's shameful for old women to get involved in lesbianism. We wonder why they never looked for men to satisfy them instead of doing the unnatural act and one being a teacher, we wonder the example she is setting for our children," said Jane Muthoni a resident.
"It was around midnight I heard the children crying. My neighbour and I went to check what was happening and we were rudely shocked by what we saw," added Muthoni.
She said that they called the area chied who helped arrest the couple.
"These women divorced their husbands and they live with their young children. We have been hearing rumours that they are lesbians but we wonder why they are doing the beastly act at their age," added Muthoni.