Police in Makueni County have arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly defiling a class four pupil who is a daughter to his brother.
The accused identified as John Mutula from Mwingi village in Kongu location was arrested Wednesday afternoon by officers from Kongu Police Post and the one officer from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
“We should respect the rights of children to enable us to have a healthy and responsible generation in future,” the DCI officer said.
The girl narrated to the police officers and the detective that the man had been defiling her severally since February 2021.
The suspect admitted that he committed the alleged offence shortly after he was arrested and taken to Kongu police post.
The girl has since been put under the care of a children's officer at a rescue centre in Makueni County.
Police have launched an further interrogations as the suspect remains in custody awaiting arraignment in court probably this week on Thursday.
The latest comes barely two months as cases of crimes has been on the rise in Makueni County.
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