Man in court over defilement

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BY CYNTHIA NECHESA

A 50 year old man has been arraigned in court for alleged raping a 13 year old girl who was a class 5 student at Busakala primary in Busakala area in Bungoma County on 10th April 2017.

It  was reported that Rastoh Wafula the accused accosted the girl on the roadside as she came from a lunch break and seduce the girl with Kshs.500.

The man was also charged with attempted murder. It is alleged that he tried to kill the girl with a knife after doing the act, the girl was terrified and she promised not to tell anyone.

The accused is known to be indulging indecent  acts. Villagers have complained about the man to the police station  but there were no action taken.

The accused is married to one wife and 6 children in Busakala village.The case was before magistrate John Ignore and the hearing date will be on 13th sep.2017.