55-year-old man sodomised in Nyeri


55-year-old man sodomised in Nyeri

In Summary

  • The 55-year-old man said he was on his way home after having a few drinks at Gacatha Shopping Center when three men attacked him.
  • The men then forced him to a nearby coffee plantation, undressed and took turns sodomising him for two hours.
  • The man now says he is afraid of leaving home for fear of meeting the same fate that has left him nursing both physical and psychological injuries.

A man is nursing injuries after he was sodomised in Gacatha Village, Nyeri County on Sunday night.

The 55-year-old man said he was on his way home after having a few drinks at Gacatha Shopping Center when three men attacked him.

The men then forced him to a nearby coffee plantation, undressed and took turns sodomising him for two hours. They gagged him to silence his desperate cries for help during the henious act.

The man now says he is afraid of leaving home for fear of meeting the same fate that has left him nursing both physical and psychological injuries.

He also added that area residents are now too scared to even send their children to the shops for fear that they would be sodomised.

The casual labourer stated that he is unable to go about his normal businesses as he is yet to recover from the injuries sustained during the ordeal.

While awaiting the results of a test carried out at the Nyeri Referral Hospital where he sought treatment, he vowed not to visit a bar or consume alcohol again saying he blames pursuit of the bottle for his woes.

Speaking to Citizen Digital, the victim’s sister-in-law said the act left him traumatised, adding that he was too weak to even walk and had no clothes on when they found him in the morning.

A neighbor added that there have been over five similar incidents in the recent past but victims are too afraid to speak out.

One man has reportedly been arrested in connection with the sodomy incident.

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