Police officer in Kiambu charged in court over two counts of defilement

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BY JOHN WERU,KIAMBU,24TH JAN 2018-A Kiambu police officer has been  charged in a kiambu court  with two counts of defiling a 15-year-old who was in his custody.Constable Paul Rotich appeared before a  Gatundu senior principal magistrate Leticia Wachira.

In the first count, the Gatundu police station officer was charged with unlawfully and intentionally assaulting the minor in a sexual manner. Rotich allegedly committed this offence on January 13.The officer also faced a second charge associated with with indecently touching the girl’s private parts.

He denied  all charges  and was released on a bond of Sh200,000 with a surety of the same amount or a cash bail of Sh100,000.

Rotich first appeared before Gatundu resident magistrate Carol Makari on January 16.

It is after Prosecuting counsel Kerogo Matwa successfully applied for him to be detained for five working days for investigations to be completed.


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