Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Detectives has arrested a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier for defiling a 12-year-old minor in Langas, Uasin Gishu County.
According to the DCI the KDF private identified as Elly Kipkoech, based at 9KA, Second Brigade was arrested today afternoon for defiling a class seven pupil at a local primary school.
The suspect is being held at the Langas Police Station.
“The minor who went home at around 7:30 pm last night told her worried mother that she had reported home late because she had been held hostage by a man who took advantage of her. Upon further interrogation, the mother noticed blood stains on her daughter’s undergarments and pleaded with her to reveal the identity of the perpetrator.” The DCI said.
“Upon filing her report, Eldoret-based detectives employed digital and cyber forensics to trace the suspect, who had gone into hiding at Green Park estate and placed him behind bars. “
Private Elly Kipkoech, is currently being processed for arraignment by military parlance, after being positively identified by the victim.
The two have since undergone medical tests at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital.