- Victim is receiving medical attention at a local hospital.
- Cases of defilement are on the rise in Kenya.
DCI detectives in Meru County are in hot pursuit of a bodaboda rider accused of defiling an 8-year-old school-going child.
It is reported that the suspect offered the child a ride back home in Baibariu in Igembe South on Wednesday. However, the suspect changed his mind along the way, diverted to his house where he committed the vice.
“He later dropped the helpless minor near their homestead before taking into hiding,” says the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
The victim is receiving medical attention at a local hospital, as search for the suspected paedophile continues.
Cases of defilement are on a rampant in Kenya.
On January 5, a 51-year-old pastor in Kirinyaga pleaded guilty of defiling and impregnating his two teenage daughters aged 16 and 14.
John Gichuki defiled and impregnated his first-born daughter who now have a seven-month-old child. He also defiled his 14-year-old daughter who is heavily pregnant.