Eight arrested for raping 13-year-old girl, cutting her genitals


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In Summary

  • Homa Bay County Police Commander Marius Tum who confirmed the arrest says that police officers will sort out the eight suspects who are currently held at Homa Bay Police Station to find put the real suspects who committed the heinous act.

Police in Homa Bay County have arrested eight suspects who are connected with the defilement of a 13-year-old girl at Shauri Yako estate in Homa Bay town last week.

The minor, a class eight pupil was defiled by the suspects who also cut her genitals with a razor blade at their rental house.

The suspects whose identities are still with held by police were arrested on Wednesday within Homa Bay town in connection with the alleged crime that happened last week.

Homa Bay County Police Commander Marius Tum who confirmed the arrest says that police officers will sort out the eight suspects who are currently held at Homa Bay Police Station to find put the real suspects who committed the heinous act.

The county police boss says that they have intensified their investigations on the matter and they are following crucial leads that would help them arrest more suspects.

Tum said they will not relent until all the suspects linked with the crime are brought to book assuring that the Service will protect everyone and especially children.

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