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Man charged with attempting to defile a 10-year-old girl.

by Robert Guyana

A man was yesterday charged at Kibera Law Courts with attempting to defile a minor in Riruta Nairobi county.

Njenga Kariuki has appeared before Senior resident Magistrate Renee Kitagwa and denied the charges.

Kariuki is charged with attempting to defile the girl on June 20 at satellite in Nairobi county. It is said that the minor was 10 years old of age.

The police documents in court reveals that the minor was in a plot where her uncle resides and in an empty room.

The accused person then came, entered the room and forced her to lie on the floor and removed her trouser.

Police records indicates that the minor struggled and since it was on the road, she shouted and was rescued by the passer-by

The accused denied the charges and asked court for lenient bond terms.

Kitagwa released him on Sh 100,000 bond or a cash bail if Sh 50,000 with the surety of similar amount.

She directed the case to be mentioned on July 29,2020

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