Police are pursuing a 40-year-old man who allegedly defiled a five-year-old minor at Kilia Village in Mukaa, Makueni County.
According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) the suspect, Peter Nzinzi Musyoka, 40, waylaid the girl as she went to collect milk at the neighbours’ before he pounced on her and defiled her on a nearby thicket.
The suspect ran away from his home after the beastly act.
” In an incident that shocked residents of Kilia Village, Makueni County Musyoka is reported to have given the minor 15 shillings to buy her silence after the beastly act,” read the DCI’s report.
The child was rushed to Kilungu level IV hospital for treatment by her distraught mother, who couldn’t come to terms with what had befallen her little angel.
In the recent week, sexual abuse on children has been on the rise with reports according to a national study implemented by the Ministry of Labour and Social protection in partnership with other stake holders, showed that every group of 600 children, chances are that 100 of them have faced sexual abuse.