Defilement is traumatic and often associated with psychosocial problems in children, parental distress and significant social strain on family relationships and well-being. This study aimed at examining psychosocial outcomes in defiled children and their caregivers’ perceptions of the children’s trauma after defilement.
In Tharaka Nithi County, police officers have arrested a 60 years old man for allegedly defiling 20 years old; mentally challenged woman.According to the reports from eye-witness who were present during the incident, the victim was heard making noise inside the suspect's room.
“We have found the man wearing only a shirt and an inner-wear believed to belong to the mentally challenged girl on his bed,” said Mr Gitonga.
Mr Gitonga continue saying that the suspect was taken to Mitheru police post while the victim was rushed to hospital for checkup.
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