Anglican man accused of defiling 7-year old niece
21 April 2016, 15:03
Embu - An Anglican Reverend
belonging to the Embu Diocese was arrested after sexually assaulting his 7-year
According to Citizen TV the
37-year old pastor appeared before Principal Magistrate Robinson Oigara.
He has since denied the
allegations against him.
The accused lawyer said the
chargers should be dropped as he has a family to support and called for the
court to provide them with evidence of the alleged crime.
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The pastor has since been
released on Shs100 000 bail.
He will appear before the
court again on May 30th.
The Star said the minor
told neighbours that the assault happened on several occasions at his home in
Spring Valley Estate. She said that he threatened to harm her if she told
After neighbours reported the
incident the minor was taken to the hospital for examination where it was
confirmed that she had been sexually violated.
The number of cases involving
clergymen raping minors has been on the rise.
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