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Appellate court upholds 10-year sentence handed to man for raping granny

A Kakamega man jailed for raping his 66-year-old granny has lost an appeal against his conviction in a case in which his lawyers said the appeal was harsh and a frameup.

Instead, High Court Judge Erick affirmed the sentence saying the prosecution established a case of rape against the accused beyond any reasonable doubt.

Mulimu was sentenced to 10 years after being found guilty of raping the elderly woman on February 2, 2021 at her Milimani Estate, Kakamega East District.

On a separate alternative count, the appellant was charged with committing indecent acts with an adult namely, inappropriately touching her private part without her consent.

The judge maintained that the evidence against Musame was consistent, adding that the same could not be displaced by the accused’s defence which he termed a “mere denial” and an afterthought.

The trial court heard that the woman who used to live alone was asleep during the 10pm incident when she heard her door being knocked.

He posed like a police officer before saying he was “jambazi namba one” and ordered the complainant to open or else he would break into the small hut.

Eventually, he broke the window and gained entry where he proceeded to undress and later forcibly had intercourse with the woman without her consent.

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Erick Kakamega Kakamega East Milimani Estate Musame


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