Kitui man in Court over Defilement charges


A middle aged man was on Friday,arraigned in a kitui law court to answer to charges of defiling a 14 year old girl on 6th May 2018.

The accused, Joseph Kyalo, was accused of difiling the young lass at Kinanie village,Endau-Malalani ward in kitui East constituency.

Appearing before the principal residents Magistrate Johnstone Munguti, Kyalo,however, pleaded not guilty over the charge against him.

He told the court that he was already married to the girl thus rooting out any possibilities of defiling her since she was his wife. He further added that the marriage was authorized by his parents in-law.

The court, however, released him on Sh.200,000 bond as the prosecution continues to carry out further investigations in the matter.

He will appear for mentioning of his case on Thursday May 24, 2018 and the hearing was fixed on 2nd August of this year.

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