Wednesday, 03 June 2020 – A 25 year old man is in police custody after he locked a 17 year old girl in a lodging and defiled her for one week.

The suspect, Elphas Kiprotich, who is a bartender, was arrested on Tuesday, June 2nd after the girl’s mother reported to the police that the suspect had sexually abused her daughter.

The girl, who is a form two student at a local secondary school, went missing on Saturday, May 23rd and returned home on Sunday, May 31.

She told her parents after returning home that the suspect asked her to join him at his work station – Biasco Bar – where he offered her a soft drink that was mixed with alcohol.

The girl was on her way home when she met the suspect.

The suspect is said to have carried the girl to one of the rooms at the bar after she was intoxicated and sexually abused her.

She told her mother that Kiprotich threatened to harm her if she screamed or alerted anyone.

He would sexually abuse her every single day for 1 week without using protection.

He would even bring her food and water in the lodging room and then threaten to harm her if she dares to raise an alarm.

The suspect allowed her to go home on Sunday, May 31st after sexually abusing her for 1 week.

“He however warned me against narrating my ordeal to anyone, lest he come after me”. She told police.

The girl’s mother accused the area chief of conspiring with the suspect to subvert justice.

Police say that they have launched investigations.

The Kenyan DAILY POST

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