A class eight pupil was gang-raped and her genitals mutilated with a razor blade at Shauri Yako Estate in Homa Bay town on Thursday night.
The 13-year-old girl was taken to Homa Bay County Referral Hospital after the ordeal.
The girl had stepped out to use a latrine within their residential compound at about 10pm when the assailants pounced on her.
She said two men grabbed her on her way back to the house and blindfolded her before gang-raping her. One of the assailants used a razor blade to cut her private parts.
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Nurses at Homa Bay County Referral Hospital said the girl was in great pain and was traumatized.
“She does not want to look anyone on the face,” said one of the nurses.
According to her mother, the girl has not been talking to anyone since the incident.
“She only talked to my neighbours who found her immediately after the incident. But she cannot talk now due to trauma,” said her mother.
She called on the police to help track down the attackers and bring them to justice.
Homa Bay County Police Commander said they had arrested two suspects in connection with the incident.
Tum said preliminary investigations indicated that there were four assailants. Two other suspects are on the run.