Man appears in court over alleged defilement

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Kapsabet Law Courts where the accused was taken
Kapsabet Law Courts where the accused was taken

An eighteen-year-old young man has appeared before the Kapsabet Law Courts for defiling a child aged Sixteen years in Nandi. Hillary Kiprop, a resident at Kamwega village in Sang’alo location, Nandi county, was accused of committing the crime which is contrary to section 8(1) as read with section 8(4) of the sexual offenses act No 3 of 2006.

Kiprop was accused that on different dates between 13th June and 25th August 2016 at Kamwega village in Sang’alo location within Nandi county intentionally and unlawfully committed the act, which was, raping a child aged 16 years.

The suspect appeared before the Senior Resident magistrate Ezekiel Obinah and was charged with an offense of indecent act with a child contrary to section 11(1) of the sexual offenses act No 3 of 2006. The accused denied the charges and was released on a bond of Kshs 100,000 with surety of the similar amount. The case will be mentioned on 12th September 2016 and heard again on 16th December 2016.