Polygamous man defiles toddler in her sleep
11 November 2014, 16:08
Bungoma - Police in in Mt Elgon Constituency, Bungoma County, are looking for a 32-year-old man from Kapsambu Village in Kapkateny Ward who allegedly defiled a two-year-old infant on Monday.
The minors' mother is said to have been in her farm plucking coffee berries as the child slept a few metres away, only for the unfortunate incident to happen.
She said she heard her girlchild screaming and when she tried to find out what was amiss, she saw the suspect, his neighbour who has three wives running away and raised an alarm which attracted members of the public.
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The public responded and meted mob justice on the suspect.
Area Chief Peter Kiboi told journalists that the man was rescued by administration police officers from Kapsambu who took him to Kapkateny Police Post.
"The man escaped from a local hospital where he had been taken for treatment following the injuries he had received after being subjected to mob justice. Security agents are on his trail," Kiboi told journalists, adding that the girl who was badly injured is being treated at a hospital in Chwele.
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