In July 2016 Paul Mutunga the then head of county inspectorate department was charged for defilement at a Machakos court.
The man,famously known as ‘Kidawa’ was accused of defiling a 17 year old girl within Machakos level five hospital staffs quarters on 22nd July.
He is said to have coerced the girl to sleeping with him on that fateful day.
He however denied the charges before senior resident Magistrate Irene Kahuya.
The matter attracted attention from not only the public but also children rights groups.
Irate residents thronged the courts as the suspect was being led in and called him all sorts of names despite the presence of the police.
The crowd shouted at him asking him to face them if he was man enough.
The suspect was being escorted under tight security from police to keep him from the crowd that was baying for his blood.
The crowd called for him to be jailed claiming he was arrogant due to the fact he had connections with senior county adminstrators.
As he was being escorted to Machakos GK Prisons dozens of motorcycles with sirens blazing .