A 50 year old man in Majengo Village, Embu County has swallowed a condom he used to defile his eleven year old daughter in bid to conceal evidence.
The man was apprehended by angry residents after they became suspicious when he locked himself in the house with the young girl only for them to forcefully enter the house and catch him in the act.
On realizing he had been cornered, the man swallowed the used condom in attempt to destroy any evidence to the shock of the villagers who attacked him with an aim to serve him mob justice.
Police from their nearby Majengo Police station were alerted in time to save the man who suffered serious body injuries and rushed him to Embu Referral Hospital.
The incident has been confirmed by Embu West Sub County Police commander Samuel Gitau who has affirmed the suspect will be charged with defilement once he is treated and discharged.