KDF soldier in custody for defiling 16-year-old girl in Nyeri

Written By: Claire Wanja

A Kenya Defence Force (KDF) soldier is in custody after he was arrested for defiling a 16-year-old girl on Tuesday in Kiriaini Town, Nyeri County.

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According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations(DCI), Superintendent Martin Kabura based in Embakasi had promised to drive the girl (who is a relative) and a form one student to school in Othaya, but instead made a detour to a lodging in Kiriaini and defiled her before proceeding with the journey.

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It is said that after incident, the officer bundled the girl into the car and sped off towards her school.

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She was rescued following an accident that occurred on Nyeri- Mweiga Highway.

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Officers escorted the minor to Nyeri County Referral Hospital for the necessary medical tests to be conducted, while Kabura was placed in custody, pending arraignment in court.

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The DCI has urged members of the public to dial their Toll Free Number 0800722203 to report such cases or share any information they would like.

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