WATCH: 85-year-old woman raped, injured by grandson in Kenya
24 February 2016, 10:22
Kakamega - An 85-year-old woman in Kakamega County is nursing wounds sustained after her step-grandson attacked and raped her.
The woman who reportedly stays alone says that the assailant gained entry into her house through a hole he had drilled on the wall.
“I heard someone knocking on the wall. When I went to check, I found he had already entered into the house... Before I knew what was happening, he fell on me,” narrates the granny.
According to NTV, the 40-year-old jailbird also chocked and beat the elderly woman before making away with KES 7 000 cash and her radio.
She sustained various injuries on the back, stomach, face and neck but doctors at the Kakamega general hospital where she was admitted say she is stable.
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Female leaders in the area have condemned the incident, and decried the increasing cases of gender based violence in the country.
Yesterday, the a clip was circulating on social media showing the Deputy President’s pilot assaulting a female cop in Nyandarua.
The incident caused public uproar, leading to the pilot’s arrest and subsequent termination of his contract.
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