Mwanzo residents protest over defilement case!


“these women will make us hate children”

Kambi Karatasi residents protesting at Mwanzo Estate

By Naomi Cheruiyot

Residents of  Kambi  Karatasi in Mwanzo estate have taken to the  streets  protesting  over  the arrest of  a middle  aged man  suspected  to have defiled a  minor.

Led by human right activist Evance Odhiambo and Pastor Lubanga Judith who is also the area village elder,they have  accused  police officers for arresting  Joseph Ndu’ngu who they claim has been framed by the victim’s  family.

“I  have  been a village elder for a very long time, Ndu’gu who is a plumber can never  commit such a crime,he is a humble young  man his love  love  for  young children happens to be  his misdemeanor .”Stated Pastor Judith

According to the human right activist, the young man was arrested on trumped up charges and that they will be demanding for a second test to determine with uncertainty the suspect behind the heinous crime”

“The  family of  the  victim has colluded with the police  officers , we will demand  justice  for both the Victim who is a three year old girl as well as  justice for the accused ,we believe the  person who committed the crime is out there” Said the  human right  activist.

Addressing Hubzmedia at the  Eldoret law  court ,The  suspect’s  lawyer Nathan Oburu stated  that they will be appealing over the accused person denial of bail and  who is  currently  being  held at the Police  cells ,

“We will be demanding a second test to indeed determine the involvement of my client in the alleged offence,we sympathise with the minor however for justice  to prevail the person who committed the offence has to be  brought to book, and  this we shall be demonstrating the  innocence of  my  client” Stated the High court advocate.

Young men from Mwanzo Estate have expressed their fears over increased cases of trumped up defilement charges,

“We will fear getting close to small children and especially young girls, these women will make us hate children” stated Ernest Ruto.

The accused Joseph Ndu’ngu was charged with defiling the minor on 20/8/2023.

The  appeal case  will be heard on 12th-09-2023  at the  chief  magistrate’s court.


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