A 30-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday, December 24, by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations following allegations of sodomy in Mbiuni in Machakos county. According to the DCI, the perpetrator lured the three minors to his house with Sh20 before engaging in the horrific crime.
After being rescued by the officers, the three boys narrated their ordeal before they were rushed to Mbiuni level 2 hospital.
“The paedophile had cajoled three minors with Sh20, before leading them to his house where he ghastly engaged them against the order of nature.
“Disturbingly, two of the three boys are brothers aged 8 and 10 while the third one is their 8-year-old neighbour and playmate. The boys tearfully narrated their ordeal in the hands of their tormentor, as detectives rushed them to Mbiuni level 2 hospital,” said the DCI.
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The suspect is currently in custody awaiting arraignment.
On December 22, a senior police officer in Chogoria, Tharaka- Nithi County, was arrested by the DCI after four boys aged between 14-15 years and two young adults of 18 and 19 years were rescued from his house.
According to the DCI, police officers raided the chief inspector’s house where they found the victims sleeping on the floor. The DCI further revealed that the senior officer had been sodomizing them for an unspecified period.
“This morning some minutes past midnight, our officers rescued four boys aged between 14-15 years and two young adults of 18 and 19 years, from the yoke of sodomy. In a horror-like scene visited by Maara sub-County Criminal Investigations head & his Kenya Police counterparts, the boys were found sleeping on the floor in the perpetrator’s house in within Chogoria Township.
“Shockingly, the perpetrator of this beastly crime is a Chief Inspector of Police, in-charge of a Police Post within Chogoria, who is supposed to safeguard the rights of such victims as a law enforcement officer. Upon expeditious interrogation of the boys, it was established that the senior officer has been sodomizing them for an unspecified period,” stated the DCI.
The DCI encouraged Kenyans to report such incidents using their toll-free hotline number 0800 722 203.