The husband is said to have committed the appalling acts with his wife fully aware of his deeds at their home in Gichengo-Muruka. A husband and his wife are in custody after the man allegedly impregnated his two daughters in Kandara sub- County, Murang’a County.
The husband is said to have committed the appalling acts with his wife fully aware of his deeds at their home in Gichengo-Muruka. According to reports, his wife was apprehended after one of his four daughters confessed she had been impregnated by her father in the full knowledge of her mother. Residents said that the 14-year-old girl who had just completed her class eight had been impregnated together with her sister.
They said the father had occasionally tried to sleep with all his four daughters in different instances and the other two were only rescued by neighbors after they screamed. Data from the Kenya Health Information system showed that 208 boys of age 17 and below were sodomised in Nairobi county between the months of January and September while 2,120 girls were raped.
The same report showed that 121 boys under the age of 11 years were sodomised while 552 girls below the age of 11 were also defiled between January and September. The President’s Advisor on Women’s Rights Harriette Chiggai put perpetrators of defilement on notice while visiting Gender-Based Violence Centres and Safe Houses in Nairobi county on Friday, December 2, 2022.
Chiggai noted that most of the culprits involved in cases of defilement were young men, some police officers and pastors. “It is said that the culprits are young men, some police officers and some pastors, who initiate young men into sex cults,” she said.
Chiggai in collaboration with the Nairobi County Gender-based violence coordinator Roselyn Mukabana vowed to incorporate the police in tracking down offenders. Apart from minors, culprits have also targeted the mentally challenged, the elderly who are mostly molested in thickets or at houses and even drunkard