Two suspects arrested for gang-raping woman and her two daughters in Kakamega

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Police in Kakamega County have arrested two suspects who allegedly invaded a home at Khumusalaba village in Khwisero Constituency and gang raped a woman and her two daughters aged 15 and 18 years.

Confirming the Tuesday night incident, Khwisero OCPD Samwel Kogo said the two suspects, who were armed with crude weapons, are believed to be part of a notorious gang that has been terrorising residents of the area.

According to the OCPD, the two were part of a three-man gang but one of them managed to escape.

The suspects are in police custody pending arraignment, with a hunt for the third suspect ongoing.

The police boss noted that there has been a rise in sexual assault incident in the area, adding that a crackdown is underway to tame the notorious trend.

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