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Man charged with defiling 15-year-old girl

A middle -aged man  on Tuesday denied before a Karatina law court that he sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

Samuel  Maina also faced an alternative charge of indecently touching the minor’s private parts on November 26, 2019 at Karura village, Nyeri County.

The  Principal Magistrate, Agnes  Mwangi granted the accused a bond of Sh.150,000 with a surety of a similar amount pending mention of his case on December 2, 2019.

In  the same court, Wilson Gachanja was released on a Sh 30,000 cash bail for illegal logging.

Gachanja was charged that on November 24, 2019 he was found cutting down pine trees worth Sh.12,000 at Karura forest, Nyeri County without authority from the Kenya Forest Service.

His case will be mentioned on February 9, 2020

By  Esther  Nyokabi

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