May 23, 2024
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A medical officer in Kisii was on Monday charged with defiling a 15-year-old schoolgirl at a hospital where he works.

According to the documents presented in court, and seen by Wananchi Reporting, the suspect, Mr. Henry Nyarango, allegedly defiled the minor at the hospital on June 2.

The court heard that the suspect is a clinician at the Catholic Mission Hospital – where the defilement reportedly happened.

According to the documents, the suspect was arrested by officers from Ramasha police station. The incident was subsequently entered in the Occurrence Book under OB: 17/03/06/2023.

It was stated that on June 2, at Ichuni Sub Location, St Catherine Ichuni Hospital in Masaba South Sub-County, within Kisii County, the suspect intentionally and unlawfully had sex with a minor, aged 15 years.

In an alternative charge, the suspect is accused of committing an indecent act with a minor.

The suspect is alleged to have followed the plaintiff into the toilet where she had gone to answer a call of nature and defiled her. Nyarango was reportedly on duty at the hospital on the said night.

The case was heard by Principal Magistrate Kimtai Matata. The suspect was released on an Sh.100,000 bond with a surety of a similar amount.

He was, however, warned against interfering with or threatening the appellant upon securing release. The case will come up for mention on June 8.

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