Police officers in Kisii are in pursuit of a head teacher who is alleged to have defiled a 15 year old girl then fled.
The man identified as Innocent Ogega is the head teacher of Bendera Primary School.
He went into hiding upon realising that the young girl had exposed him.
Having received treatment from the hospital,the victim’s mother says that the doctors’ reports confirms that indeed the girl was defiled.
The matter was reported at Nyacheki Police Station and the Kisii police Boss Jebel Munene said investigations are underway.
“We are looking for the suspect who has since gone into hiding,” said Mr Munene adding that the matter was reported to police by the girl’s mother.
According to the mother,she went to attend to her milk selling business but upon returning home never found her daughter.
The girl came back home after several hours and when asked where she had been ,she said that she was with the suspect, who is also her uncle.
According to the police boss,the suspect gave the young girl ksh 1000 and warned her against exposing him.
After being questioned by the police,the girl admitted that this was the second time the man defiled her.
Mr. Munene expressed worry about the soaring cases of defilment. Kisii has recorded at least 50 such cases since March.
Government statistics also shows that about 10,000 teenage pregnancies have been recorded in the past 11 months.
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