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Former Gubernatorial candidate denies defiling minor

A gubernatorial candidate for the Machakos County seat in 2013 elections, was on Monday arraigned before a Machakos court charged with defiling a minor.

Eng. Titus Ndundu appeared before Machakos Resident Magistrate Irene Kahuya charged with committing the offence between May 13 and 14 2018 at an undisclosed place.

Eng. Ndundu who was represented by Nairobi lawyer Charles Muoki denied committing the offence which is under Section 8(1) as read with section 8(3) of the sexual offences Act no. 3 of 2006.

The court heard that the accused took the minor to a place she did not know where he touched her private parts before he forcibly defiled her.

Following the assault, according to court records, the minor suffered injuries that affected her walking style thus attracting the interest of her mother.

On being interrogated the minor narrated her ordeal to the mother and the matter was reported to police.

Magistrate Kahuya released the accused who is also a former military officer on a bail of sh. 100,000 until June 16, 2018 when the matter will come up for hearing.

By Justus Keesi

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