A Thirty-year-old age man from Ngechek Nandi county was today arraigned in Kapsabet Law courts for committing an indecent act (incest) with a child contrary to section 11(1) of the sexual offences act number 3 of 2006.
Samwel Kipkoros Keino is alleged to have committed the offence on 4th of November 2016 at Ngechek sub -location within Nandi county where he intentionally defiled a girl aged ten years old who to his knowledge is his daughter.
Keino who appeared before the Kapsabet resident magistrate M.C Kosso was charged for incest by a male in violation of section 20(1) of the sexual offences act number 3 of 2006.
He denied the charges and was released on a cash bail bond of Kshs200,000.
The mention of the case will be done on 28th November this year and hearing on 13th March 2017 next year.
The Kapsabet court has seen an increase in the number of court cases arising from incest and defilement of minors,a worrying trend that has gotten the area residents worried and asking for urgent ways of addressing the vice from rising.