By Debbie Moraa
A 40-year-old man, Peter Nzinzi Musyoki is suspected to have defiled a 5-year-old girl in Kilia village in Mukaa, Makueni County on Monday.
According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, the suspect waylaid the little girl as she went to collect milk at their neighbour’s home before he pounced on her and defiled her in a nearby thicket.
“In an incident that shocked residents of Kilia village in Mukaa, Makueni county, Musyoki is reported to have given the minor 15 shillings to buy her silence after the beastly act,” said the DCI.
The child was rushed to Kilungu level IV hospital for treatment by her mother as a manhunt for the suspect continues.