Man charged for defiling girl, 13
05 April 2013, 17:08
A 25 year old man on Friday appeared before a Nyahururu court charged with defiling a 13 year old girl in Muhindi Trading Centre, Nyandarua County on March 31.
Appearing before Resident Magistrate Peter Muholi, Joseph Mwangi was accused that he defiled the minor as she was going to fetch water.
The court heard that Muholi dragged the minor into the reeds and threatened to kill her if she informed anyone about the ordeal.
The girl went home where her mother demanded to know why it took her so long to fetch the water, forced her to disclose what had happened.
The mother reported the matter to the Muhindi police post and the suspect was arrested with the help of members of the public.
He was released on a bond of KES 200 000 and a surety of similar amount.
The hearing of the case was set for May 10.
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