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Father charged with incest

A  35 year old man has been charged in court for defiling his biological daughter in Homa Bay County.

Nicholas Ogutu Odoyo appeared in Ndhiwa where he was accused of defiling his 11 year old minor, a class six pupil at a primary school in Ndhiwa Sub County.

The  court heard that Odoyo committed the offence on October 26, 2019 at Kombe Village, East Kochieng’ Sub Location in Ndhiwa Sub county contrary to Sexual Offences Act.

Odoyo  was arrested on Saturday after information went round that he was defiling the minor in her mother’s house.

He is accused of taking advantage of separation with his wife to contravene sexual rights of the minor.

The accused denied the offence before Principal Magistrate (PM), Mary Ochieng’  who ruled that he be released upon payment of a Sh200, 000 bond.

The case will be heard on February 24, 2020 after mention in November 11.

By  Dan Oduor/Davis Langat

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