Kenya: Gang Rapes KCSE Candidate On Her Way To School In Molo

Police in Molo, Nakuru County, are holding a suspect in connection with the gang-rape of a KCSE candidate on Thursday morning. The candidate, who is sitting her exams at a public school, was waylaid as she headed to school and sexually assaulted. She was in the company of two other female candidates when the assault happened. The three were walking to school at 4.30am to prepare for the tests when a three-man gang attacked them. SUSPECTS AT LARGE The two other candidates managed to escape as the gang dragged the victim to a nearby bush, where she was raped. Molo police chief Daniel Makenzi said one suspect had been arrested by the public and was taken into police custody. By Magdalene Wanja and Reitz Murithi

Police in Molo, Nakuru County, are holding a suspect in connection with the gang-rape of a KCSE candidate on Thursday morning.

Now 12, this girl was 11 when she was abducted and raped as part of a spate of attacks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo village of Kavumu. Photograph: Lauren Wolfe

The candidate, who is sitting her exams at a public school, was waylaid as she headed to school and sexually assaulted.

She was in the company of two other female candidates when the assault happened.

The three were walking to school at 4.30am to prepare for the tests when a three-man gang attacked them.

SUSPECTS AT LARGE

The two other candidates managed to escape as the gang dragged the victim to a nearby bush, where she was raped.

Molo police chief Daniel Makenzi said one suspect had been arrested by the public and was taken into police custody.

The two other suspects were still at large, he said.

The candidate was taken to Molo Sub-County Hospital, where she was treated and counselled before she was released to her school.

She proceeded to write her day’s exams.

Source: allafrica.com

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