A Migori-based magistrate is currently in custody, after he defiled a 17-year-old minor last night.
James Ongondo, 51, a Senior Principal Magistrate at Kehancha law courts in Migori County, was busted at a hotel room in Bomet last night, while defiling the juvenile.
At around 8pm, the magistrate turned suspect booked room 102 at Sharies Bar and Restaurant as he imbibed drinks at the bar. At around 11pm, he was joined by the juvenile and together they left the bar for the room.
Detectives based at Sotik Police station got wind of the incident and rushed to the hotel. They rescued the minor, apprehended the suspect and also recovered crucial exhibits including stained bedsheets. The exhibits shall be subjected to forensic analysis at the DCI National Forensic Laboratory, for DNA examination and other necessary tests.
Both the suspect and the victim were rushed to hospital for the necessary medical examination as the victim was later booked as a child in need of care and protection.
The magistrate is currently in custody being processed for defilement charges.