A girl yesterday told a Nakuru court her grandfather threatened to slit her throat if she told anyone he had defiled her.
The minor, who is now seven years old and in Class One narrated before Senior Principal Magistrate Joe Omido the incident that happened last year.
According to the child, she was taken to Njoro hospital for treatment.
The accused was also charged with attempting to deliberately transmit HIV to the minor.
The defilement was reported to Njoro Police Station. The accused was released on a bond of Sh500,000 with a surety of the same amount.