A woman was yesterday charged with abetting the killing of an eight-month-old foetus.
Esther Anyango Odundo appeared in a Mbita court to face charges of helping to terminate pregnancy of a Standard Seven girl.
The court heard that Odundo took the minor to Mbita Sub-county Hospital to procure drugs for terminating her pregnancy.
She allegedly committed the offense on February 5 in Mbita township, Mbita sub-county.
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In the second count, she was charged with failure to protect a child from physical abuse.
She denied the charges and was released on Sh200,000 bond.
Mbita Senior Resident Magistrate Nicodemus Moseti ordered that the girl be protected at a children’s home in Homa Bay County for one year.
The case will be mentioned on Tuesday, next week.