Court hands man 105 years in prison for defiling boys - 8 months ago, 13 June 20:12

By: Joseph Muchiri

A 40-year-old man was sentenced to 105 years in prison after he was found guilty of sodomising three boys in Makengi Village, Embu East Sub County.

Paul Muriithi Karuga was accused of sodomising the minors aged nine (two boys) and 12 years in the bush on various dates.

In his ruling, Senior Resident Magistrate Vincent Nyakundi noted the prosecution had presented five witnesses including the three boys and proved beyond doubt that he committed the offence. 

He was charged that between 20th and 22nd May 2017 at Kanjau village in Makengi, he intentionally and unlawfully sodomised the three boys (separately).

He also faced three alternative charges for the indecent act with the three boys.

The court heard that on the first day he waylaid the first boy who was coming from church and offered him Sh10 so he could sodomise him but the boy fled only for him to run after the boy ...
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