A man was arraigned at the Makindu Law courts today morning, after he attempted to defile a 13-year-old girl in Changinywa village of Kikumbulyo location, in Makueni county.
Peter Odongo, had waylaid the minor as she headed to school yesterday morning on a bicycle, before he grabbed her by her neck and savagely dragged her to a nearby bush. The suspect then attempted to take the girl’s innocence, as she put up a spirited fight to keep him at bay.
Luckily, the girl managed to fight off the man who had already soiled her loins and escaped towards her home, where she reported the incident to her mother. She was immediately rushed to Kibwezi sub county hospital by her distraught mother, where the necessary medical examinations were conducted to nail the suspect.
Meanwhile, Police officers who got wind of the incident from concerned neighbours, immediately swung into action and arrested the perpetrator at a nearby farm.
He was arraigned at the Makindu Law courts today, to answer to charges of attempted defilement, contrary to section 9 (1) and (2) of the Sexual Offences Act.