Police are looking for a 40-year-old man who is alleged to have defiled a five-year-old minor at Kilia village in Mukaa, Makueni County on Monday.
According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the suspect; Peter Nzinzi Musyoki 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.
The suspect is said to have given the girl Ksh.15 for her silence.
“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 distraught mother as a manhunt for the suspect continues. The residents are in a state of shock especially mothers who cannot fathom the extent of animosity they had just witnessed with many indicating that the child is too young.