A woman has been arrested after she falsely accused area Chief of forcing himself on her and raping her in Londiani.
The revelation by Mercy follows investigations by her husband who found out about his wife’s promiscuous behaviour before lying a trap to get the unidentified man in the picture.
In an attempt to save herself, Mercy blamed the Chief of raping her something that was found untrue following the messages found between the two of them. Mercy and the Chief have been having an affair for sometime.
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“A woman only identified as Mercy is believed to have falsely accused her area chief of forcing himself on her, after her husband discovered that the two have been having a clandestine sexual affair since August.
In a serious case lodged at Londiani police station on Tuesday afternoon, the woman from Kimasian location who was accompanied by her husband alleged that the area chief had stormed her homestead earlier in the day and ordered her out of the house.
She further alleged that when she obliged, the chief then forced her into a nearby maize plantation where he raped her repeatedly. Detectives launched immediate investigations into the serious allegations against the local administrator who had since been detained.
The Londiani based sleuths discovered that Mercy and the Chief had indeed been in a relationship and for a period of time, they had been exchanging missives laced with sweet nothings. On the day the chief is alleged to have forced himself on Mercy,
The investigators also retrieved Mpesa transactions detailing how the woman had been receiving money from the chief after every illicit encounter the had, since August. These among other revelations in the possession of our detectives, including how the woman’s husband.” Said DCI
Kenyans have been warned against framing people on matters rape and that the allegations attract heavy fines.
“This is to advise members of the public that rape is a very serious offense under the sexual offenses act and as such it attracts a heavy penalty of up-to life in prison. While the DCI encourages victims of any form of sexual abuse to make their reports for our immediate action, we equally caution the public against making false allegations against any individual, just to get back at them.” Said DCI