May 17, 2022

Two Rape and Defilement Suspects Arrested

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Police have arrested suspects behind the recent spate of robberies, defilement and rape cases in Uasin-Gishu county.
Kelvin Kipkemboi, 20, and Enock Kirwa, 20, were arrested during a raid in the morning by detectives from Uasin Gishu county headquarters.
Several stolen valuables were also recovered.
The two who were positively identified by their victims had raped a student at the Eldoret National Polytechnic on March 26, after gaining entry into a room where the student slept with her boyfriend in the Langas area. After ransacking the room, the two armed with a machete and a rungu commandeered the woman to carry the items to a waiting Toyota Probox before raping her.
In a related occurrence, Kipkemboi and Kirwa had defiled a 16-year-old girl a week before in an incident that followed a similar modus operandi. The duo had after breaking into the minor’s family home, dragged her outside and defiled her in turns.
A third suspect who is the recipient of the stolen electronic goods identified as Julius Kyalo was also arrested.
The suspects are currently in custody at Eldoret’s Central Police station, being processed for arraignment.
Meanwhile, crime scene experts based at the DCI National Forensic Laboratory will be obtaining DNA samples from the suspects for examination and analysis.
Already, digital forensic analysts have placed the two main suspects at the scenes of each crime and the investigating officer is preparing a comprehensive case file, for presentation in court.

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