Standard eight pupil defiled in a hospital ward; Education Breaking News
A standard eight pupil who had been defiled at the Catholic Mission Hospital where she had been admitted has been rescued.
The sixteen-year-old hails from Ilchamus location in Baringo County. Confirming the reports, Mary Monari the hospital superintendent said the incident occurred within the confines of the hospital where the girl was undergoing treatment for Malaria and acute burns.
According to Hospital records, the victim was admitted on June 13, 2020, and was defiled on June 15 at night in one of the wards.
The perpetrator aged 38 claimed that the girl was epileptic hence needed close monitoring within the ward and the request was granted.
At night, the girl’s uncle however switched off the lights and pounced on his “prey.” The doctor who examined the girl in the morning raised alarm after discovering an abnormal discharge from the minor’s private parts.
“A doctor who examined the girl in the morning raised alarm after observing discharge from the minor’s private parts,” said Sister Monari, the superintendent.
The heinous crime was reported at Marigat Police Station on June 15 and the suspect was arrested afterward.
The girl was later discharged on Monday and handed over to the Child’s Welfare unit.
The girl had been living with her uncle for over five years since her parents passed on.
The suspect will be arraigned in court tomorrow.