Nairobi, Nov. 25 -- A magistrate has decried incidents where some litigants fail to pursue their child and custody maintenance cases, only to accuse the courts of delay when the deal falls through.

Maua chief magistrate Tito Gesora said they were keen to expedite matters related to children to serve justice, but some complainants abandoned their court cases.

Speaking during an occasion to mark Children Justice Month, he said they had received 369 children custody and maintenance cases since 2017 and 250 had already been resolved.

"Sometimes litigants file cases here and then disappear. Maybe they reconcile and do not follow their cases until they disagree again, then come back seeking to continue with it. Sometimes they do not even rem...