Kenyan Rugby players convicted of gan’g rape to be re-tried.

The high court has ordered that Frank Wanyama and Alex Olaba,former rugby players be tried again.

Last year,the duo were found guilty of rapin’g a woman.

Reports also indicates that the court has ordered that the two be moved to Kilimani police station in order to prepare to take plea before 11th of July.

The case will again be heard at a lower court .

Mlimani Chief Magistrate in August 2019 passed a ruling that the two,each  to serve a jail term of 15 years.

“The complainant was traumatised hence a deterrent sentence is necessary,” she ruled.

In attendance were only the only the accuser and respondent since the verdict was read in-camera.

Wanyama and Olaba played for Kenya Harlequin and the national rugby 7s team.

On the 10th of February last year they were accused of gan’graping a woman identidied as WA at an apartment at Highrise in Nairobi.

Accordin’g to WA’ who is an artiste,the events began at a Party in Sprin’g Valley.

She said the two rugby players lured her to their house after leaving the party.

They then in alternate fashion raped her as she fell in and out of her conciousness.

WA posted on social media ,expressin’g grief for bein’g raped on her birthday.

Havin’g taken a medical  test from Nairobi South ,the lady claimed that she had been impregnated from the ordeal.

The rugby players however maintained that the sexual escapade was mutually agreed.

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