Kitui School for the Mentally Handicapped has suffered a bad blow after its head teacher Boniface Muendo Makewa yesterday May 25 was accused of defiling a 12- year mentally challenged girl on undisclosed dates last year.
The head teacher is said to have sexually assaulted the young innocent girl and touching her private parts at the school.
The head teacher was arraigned in court yesterday appearing before Principal Magistrate Esther Boke at Kitui Law Courts. He faced two counts of charges. According to the submissions delivered the head teacher was accused of unlawfully and intentionally defiling and touching the girl’s private parts at the school on unknown dates last year.
Makewa, who was represented by lawyer Francis Mulu, denied the charges and was granted a Ksh.150, 000 bond with a similar surety or a Ksh.40, 000 cash bail.
The magistrate Ms. Boke warned the accused against of interfering with witnesses or engaging in attempts to defeat justice telling him that any disobedience or non-observance of the order given would result in penal consequences to him.