Boy, 12, in court for allegedly sodomising five children


Boy, 12, in court for allegedly sodomising five children
judicial law courts

In Summary

  • The accused was charged with sexually assaulting three boys aged 9 and 10 years between June 16 and July 23 this year at Ruai village in Laikipia County. He denied the allegations.
  • According to the prosecution, the accused was preying on the minors while they were playing in a school field during lunch break.
  • In one incident which happened on June 16, the accused allegedly got hold of two boys and dragged them to nearby bush where he threatened to gorge out their eyes if they didn't cooperate and then assaulted them.

A 12-year-old boy was on Tuesday arraigned in a Nanyuki court for allegedly sodomising five pupils.

Appearing before Nanyuki Resident Magistrate Damacline Bosibori, the accused was charged with sexually assaulting three boys aged 9 and 10 years between June 16 and July 23 this year at Ruai village in Laikipia County. He denied the allegations.

According to the prosecution, the accused was preying on the minors while they were playing in a school field during lunch break.

In one incident which happened on June 16, the accused allegedly got hold of two boys and dragged them to nearby bush where he threatened to gorge out their eyes if they didn’t cooperate and then assaulted them.

He is also said to have sodomised other boys on July 16 after threatening to kill them should they resist his advances.

However on July 24, one of the boys that he had sodomized reported the case to his teacher and after investigations others came forward with their ordeal.

Parents of the victims reported the issue to the police after they were informed of the sickening ordeal.

The court directed the accused be taken to Nanyuki Teaching and Referral hospital for age assessment and will be arraigned in court on Friday, August 3.

For Citizen TV updates
Join @citizentvke Telegram channel



Video Of The Day: On Viusasa, now you can download your videos and play them back later

Story By Wanjiku Wanjiru
More by this author