An old man of 60 years old was arrested on Tuesday afternoon for allegedly defiling a 9 year old girl inside a packed passenger service vehicle (PSV) in Nyeri County, Kenya.
The accused who is believed to be around 60 years is being detained at Kiganjo Police Post in Nyeri County for interrogation.
According to Mr Kuria Paul, Nyeri Central Sub County Police boss, the old man is being questioned as we patiently wait for statements from different witnesses and medical report before appearing in court.
The little girl was travelling with her sister and grandmother coming from Gachika to Kiganjo along Nyeri-Nanyuki road.
The accused is reportedly said to have suggested to carry the little girl on his lap minutes before the vehicle took off.
In just 10 minutes drive, the old man allegedly touched the young girl inappropriately and fumbled her.
The little girl collapsed as soon as the vehicle arrived at Kaganjo. The accused was immediately driven to the Police Station where he was detained and detained.
The little girl was taken to Kiganjo healthcare Centre where she received treatment.
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