Man hires children as prostitutes, sexually abuses them
04 November 2015, 14:54
Kirinyaga - Police in Kirinyaga County have arrested a man accused of using underage girls for prostitution in Kutus town.
Police raided several rental houses in the town and rescued 16 underage girls and arrested one suspect believed to be behind the syndicate.
Police said the man was using the minors to run a prostitution syndicate for profit.
The girls who are aged between 12 and 16 years confessed to police that the man was sleeping with them besides hiring them out to other men.
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However, police are investigating how the children found their way to Kutus town and why they were not in school.
“We have launched investigations and we want to establish how the business runs and why the parents of the minors have not raised the alarm,” said County Police Commander, David Bunei.
Bunei added that the children were providing vital information to police that would assist in prosecuting the man.
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