Siaya: Man Jailed For 21 Years For Raping Daughter, Threatening To Kill Her Sibling.
A man in Siaya County who is fifty three years old has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for raping one of his daughters aged 12 years and threatening to end the life of the other who is eight years.
Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP), said that the accused had two sentences that were to run consecutively.
When the accused was brought before Judge Laban Ngetich in Siaya Law Court he was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for rape and one-year imprisonment for threatening to kill his younger daughter if she dared to report the incident.
The incident happened in 2020, at Nyangoma sub-location in Siaya, the 53-year old man lured his two daughters to his bedroom where he forcefully had sex with his 12 years daughter and threatening to kill his younger daughter if she tried to mention the event to anyone.
The Director of Public Prosecution told, “He asked them to go sleep in his bed since the roof in the sitting room where the girls slept was leaking. The victim said she woke up to some discomfort.The victim reported the incident to their uncle but he failed to take any action."
It is there mother who went ahead and reported to the police after the victims proceeded to tell their mother who lived away from their father after separating.
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