Andrew Kiprotich Koitie of 42 years old has been living in Quarry area in Kamwosor trading, Keiyo South sub county with his four daughters all aged below ten years after falling out with his wife. He is a casual laborer.
The locals have been shocked after discovering that he has been defiling his two daughters aged nine and six years. Neighbours got suspicious after they saw one of the minor walking with difficulties and alerted the man’s estranged wife sister to come and check on the children.
There were also news from the school where the girls schooled that one of the girl seem to be disturbed and fatigued. On taking the girls to the hospital, their worst fear was confirmed after the hospital results showed that they had been defiled for some time .
When the man got wind that his sister in-law had brought the children to the hospital he rushed there threatening her not to interfere with his family matter. The incident spread so fast that it attracted irate locals who stormed the hospital baying for the suspects blood. They rounded the man and senselessly beat him up within the hospital precincts.
Administration police were alerted about the incident saved the man from lynching and arrested him.Keiyo South OCPD Moses Kanyi said the suspect is in police custody and the minors have been taken to hospital for medical examination. The incident got attention of child right advocacy group who condemned the act and warned that the vice is on the upward trend.