Man Slapped with a 5 Year Sentence over Defilement Of A Teenager

A Rongo court has sentenced a middle aged man, Evance Onyango, to five years in jail for defiling a 13 year old girl. Onyango who appeared before Rongo Resident Magistrate Raymond Langat pleaded guilty for the offense. – By John Mutiso.

The court found Onyango guilty of violating Section 11(1) of the Sexual Offences Act No. 3 of 2006.

“Any person who commits an indecent act with a child is guilty of the offense of committing an indecent act with a child and is liable upon conviction to imprisonment for a term of not less than ten years.”

The convict is said to have committed the offence earlier this year in January at Nyarombo village, Dede location, Awendo Sub County and was arrested on January 19. He first appeared in court on January 22.

Seven witnesses were presented in the court to testify in the case.

Onyango was however given 14 days to appeal the judgement.