GSU officer in police custody for allegedly defiling minor in lodging
SEE ALSO :Chief held for aiding sex pestsThe Police boss said parents of the student had reported about her missing and when she reported back home, it was discovered she had been picked by the officer who is stationed at a GSU camp in Marsabit County. “The mother informed police of the missing student, and we together kept seeking her whereabouts. She would later report back home and revealed that she was with the GSU officer,” said Barua. Barua said after receiving the information, police officers at Njoro arrested Sang and the minor and locked them at the station. The student was later taken to Njoro Sub-county hospital for medical examination. “Police arrested both parties and locked them at the station where they are undergoing investigations,” he said.
SEE ALSO :Mother of defiled girl now faces trialHe said once investigations are completed, both parties shall be arraigned at the courts, where Sang will be charged with defilement. Barua warned polcie officers against being involved in crimes saying they were expected to be part of individuals who help enforce law. “Discipline is vital in operation of officers, they are therefore expected to help restore order in the society and not be part of those indulging in crime,” said Barua. In recent past, police officers have been implicated in several crimes in the county. Several cases have been launched against police in Gilgil where brutality is said to be order of the day for officers who raid homes and beat up innocent residents.