A 28 year old man was charged in Thika, Kenya for defiling a 13 year old girl.
The man pleaded not guilty to the charges of defiling and indecently touching the minor.
The court heard that on December 8th at Witeithie estate in Juja, Joel Mutua lured the girl to his house where he locked her up for hours. According to the girl’s statement the man touched her private parts before he defiled her for several hours.
He later released her before dark and she reported the ordeal to her mother who reported the incident to the area chief. Mutua was later arrested by police at his house.
The prosecution chief inspector Josephine Wambua requested the court to hold him in custody until his next hearing as he had previously attempted running away from the police when he was being arrested.
His case will be heard on February.