A relationship that started on Fb involving a 17-year-old woman has ended up as a defilement case, after the minor was sexually assaulted by three males, together with her Fb ‘buddy’.
The woman, a resident of Homa Bay County, had travelled a number of kilometres to Vihiga County to satisfy her new-found buddy after a few messages shared between them.
The minor mentioned she “met” the person, whom she solely recognized as Vincent, on Fb this 12 months and so they later agreed to satisfy.
The person invited her to his house in Mbale, Vihiga County, on June 5 the place the 2 strangers met and spent the evening collectively.
The woman sat her Kenya Certificates of Major Training examination final 12 months however didn’t be part of Kind One and had been residing together with her aunt in Mbita since.
She narrated that Vincent defiled her on the evening of June 5 and threw her out of the home, prompting her to hunt assist so she may return to Homa Bay.
That is when she met a boda-boda operator, recognized as Davies, who took her to a lodging in Kakamega the place they spent the evening collectively.
In a transfer that additional sophisticated the minor’s go to to Vihiga and turned it into a complete nightmare, Davies additionally disappeared, leaving her stranded.
She then met the third man, who after listening to her tribulations, supplied to take her again to Vincent’s home. They discovered Vincent’s home locked and the person supplied to host her for the evening, and defiled her.
In a movie-like narration that noticed her take one disastrous step after one other, she ended up falling into the palms of the three beasts.
A lady got here to her rescue on June 10, 5 days after her horrifying experiences. She had earlier lied to her aunt in Mbita that she was visiting her mom for a weekend.
The girl she met on June 10 took her to the Mbale Police Station, the place she recorded her ordeal. The police then known as her mom and invited her to go to the station.
The expertise has left her traumatised as all her defilers insisted on having unprotected intercourse.
Her mom mentioned she had been struggling in useless to achieve her daughter since her “disappearance” and was stunned when she obtained a name asking her to go to the Mbale Police Station.
“I’ve by no means been to this county earlier than. My house is in Homa Bay County,” she mentioned, shocked at what had befallen her fourth-born baby.
She is now attempting to pursue justice for her daughter. “The person who invited her to this place needs to be arrested,” she mentioned.
Vihiga County police Commander Leonard Omolo didn’t reveal any particulars in regards to the case, solely saying investigations had been underway.
In the meantime, police in Siaya County are holding three folks in reference to a rape linked to the demise of an 11-year-old woman two weeks in the past.
The Nation has established that two of these being held by detectives investigating the incident on the Siaya Police Station are kin of the sufferer. They’re accused of withholding essential details about the incident, which they allegedly witnessed, in a bid to guard the suspect.
Siaya County police boss Francis Kooli on Wednesday confirmed that the suspects had been arrested on Thursday final week.
“The courtroom has granted us orders to carry them longer to provide us time to finish investigations,” he mentioned. Mr Kooli, nonetheless, revealed that the principle suspect within the case – the woman’s uncle – continues to be on the run.
The stunning defilement and demise of the Customary Two woman sparked bitter acrimony between in-laws who’re on the centre of the case. The woman, an orphan, was buried every week in the past after succumbing to accidents linked to the alleged defilement by the hands of her maternal uncle a month in the past.
She died at Siaya County Referral Hospital. She was a pupil at a neighborhood major faculty.