Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Lamu: Two arrested gang-raping a mentally disabled woman


Two men aged 45 and 43 years have been arrested by police after they gang-raped a mentally disabled woman in Lamu County.

The two who were in the company of Nyumba Kumi elder Samuel Ngumi were left behind to take of the terrified woman only for Samuel to return and found them raping the woman.

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“Two sex pests who heartlessly gang-raped a mentally handicapped woman in Lamu County, while masquerading as Good Samaritans are in our custody. Shadrack Murimi Maina, 45 and Hiribae Kokane, 43, subjected the woman to the dreadful act in an abandoned house in Sina Mbio area.

The sex perverts, accompanied by a Nyumba Kumi elder Samuel Ngumi, were on patrol when they bumped into the middle-aged woman preparing tea in the crime-prone area.She had a loaf of bread.Fearing for her safety, Ngumi told the two men to watch over her as he went to seek help.

However, Ngumi got a shock of his life when he returned to the spot and caught Murimi on the act of raping the intellectually disabled woman. Kokane had already taken his turn and fled the scene. The incident happened between 8am and 9am on Monday.” Said DCI

The Nyumba Kumi elder alerted the police who immediately took action and arresting the two men who will be charged with rape pending further investigation.

“With the help of residents, Ngumi rescued the woman and alerted the police. Murimi and Kokane were swiftly arrested and locked up behind bars. They’ll face rape charges once our detectives finalize investigations.

The officers took the terrified victim to the nearby Hindi Magogoni Dispensary for medical examination. The rapists were also subjected to a medical examination. To stem the rising cases of rape and defilement, the DCI wishes to caution men who prey on innocent women and girls that their days are numbered.” Said DCI

Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.

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