Friday, February 03, 2006
Woman Charged With Rape
An American woman was charged 1/31/2006 on sexual assaults while she worked as a volunteer at a shelter in Kenya. The prosecutor accused Ms. Chow of sexually assaulting five boys at a children's rehabilitation center in Nairobi between 2004 and last year. She was ordered to remain in custody while more boys are turning up to lodge complains against her. She was also ordered to return things she took from the boys.
Ms. Sherry Hsiao Hwa Chow was born in Taiwan in 1981. After graduated from Harvard University, she has been staying in East Africa for the last three years working with street children. The trial date is set on April 18, 2006.