Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Mohamed Haji-Kella has disclosed that, President Dr. Julius Maada Bio has instructed the Internal Affairs Minister to arrest all those involved in the deaths of five girls in the Bondo Society bush in Kambia and other districts.
The deputy minister said President Bio has also completely banned the underage girl’s initiation in Sierra Leone.
He said the President has instructed the Chief Minister to investigate all the deaths and bring the perpetrators to book.
He furthered that, President Bio has further consented to lead the case of the five deaths until it completion and justice delivered which will set as a deterrent to others.
According to the Minister, the President said he initiated the Free Quality Education Project for all girls to be educated and will not sit by to see people misuse especially women and girls due to harmful traditional practices.
The minister furthered that the President is now ready to end cruelty in the name of society in Sierra Leone.