In Runyenjes, Embu County, a secondary school teacher was detained on suspicion of defiling a Form Four student.
In anticipation of being charged, the suspect is being detained at Runyenjes police station.
Emmanuel Okanda, the head of the local police, said the suspect.
Before we bring the teacher to court, it is true that he is being probed to determine whether he committed any sexual offenses “Mr. Okanda added.
Police take sexual offenses seriously, according to Mr. Okanda, and if the investigation is over, criminal charges will be pursued against the perpetrator.
He issued a warning that nobody who seeks to harm the lives of young girls will be spared.
Tuesday, the KCSE applicant was allegedly persuaded into the teacher’s home where she was molested.
He then let the girl go when she went home and told her parents about her experience.
The culprit, a teacher at a nearby school, was detained when the parents called the police to report the incident.
We were alerted by the parents at the police station that their daughter had been molested, therefore we picked up the teacher right away to be questioned, according to Mr. Okanda.
The youngster and her parents, according to the police chief, had their comments recorded and would testify for the prosecution if the teacher appeared in court.