Man gets 75 years for raping daughter, infecting her with HIV
06 March 2015, 10:33
Nakuru - A 42-year-old man who raped and infected his 12-year-old daughter with HIV will spend 75 years behind bars.
While giving the sentence Thursday, Nakuru Senior resident magistrate, Judicaster Nthuku said the man had committed a heinous act to his own daughter and stolen her childhood.
“I sentence you to 75 years for the heinous act so as to serve as an example to would be offenders,” said Nthuku.
The man is said to have raped the daughter at his Nakuru home when her mother was harvesting sweet potatoes at Mau Narok.
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The minor had told the court that her drunk father dragged the little girl to his bedroom where he committed the heinous act and threatened to harm her if she dared to tell her mother about it.
She told the grandmother the following morning who in turn reported to the police.
The police intercepted the man on January 15, 2014 before he was charged at a Nakuru court.
A senior doctor who testified in the case told the court that the girl had injuries in her genitals and tested positive for HIV.
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