Man sentenced for life for raping 12-year-old sister


A teenager in Nakuru has been sentenced for life imprisonment after he was found guilty of defiling his sister, 12, on April 17, 2018.

Nakuru principal magistrate Yvonne Khatambi, while delivering the judgment, said cases of defilement have become rampant and there is a need for stiff penalty.

“The incidents have been rampant in this area of jurisdiction. The accused will serve as a lesson to others with same ill intentions,” said Khatambi.

The accused has two weeks to appeal against the ruling.

Five people witnessed in court against the suspect, including his mother and siblings.

The teenager committed the act at their home after her sister failed to give him lunch.

Medical tests and reports that were presented in court affirmed that the he actually had forced penetration with his sister as the hymen of the girl’s genitalia was broken.

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