Police in Kenya have reported that there has been a surge in male prostitution in the coastal town of Malindi.
It is alleged that boys from poor families are being lured into the trade by rich tourists. Malindi Sub county deputy commissioner Joshua Nkanatha and Malindi police Boss Kiprono Lang’at confirmed that the cases are rising in the resort town.
Speaking at HGM primary school during a Public Forum, Baraza Nkanatha said male prostitution was high in Malindi and that has contributed to increased in cases of HIV and AIDS.
“A survey we conducted shows that boys engaging in sexual activities with male tourists are buying pampers because they can no longer hold their stool,” he said. Lang’at on his part urged the public to take responsibility and enlighten the youths about the health risks of engaging in the vice.
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