Man accused of defiling 6-year-old daughter set to be charged

Written By: Nicholas Kigondu

A man accused of defiling his 6-year-old daughter a week ago in Megogo Village, Kisii county will be arraigned in court on Monday.

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Julius Ogamba Ongera was arrested on Sunday afternoon by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal investigations.

The rape incident had outraged many Kenyans after photos of the minor’s blood-soaked clothes were shared on social media

It is alleged that the suspect lured her daughter into a thicket where he committed the beastly act.

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Ongera is said to have went ahead to threaten his wife with dire consequences, if she dared to report the matter to Police.

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However, after the minor’s condition worsened, she was rushed to Marani Sub-County hospital by her mother, where nurses found out that she had been defiled and immediately alerted security officers.

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The suspect immediately went into hiding after detectives launched a manhunt.

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His attempt to escae arrest were however short-lived after he was arrested by detectives from the Crime Research and Intelligence Bureau & their Kisii counterparts, at his hideout in Kongasis, Kiambogo in Nakuru County.



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