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Man, 71, charged with defiling his granddaughter

Tuesday November 26 2019

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The man denied the charge and was released on a cash bail of Sh150,000, but he could not raise the amount so he was remanded. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

VITALIS KIMUTAI
By VITALIS KIMUTAI
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A 71 year-old man was charged on Tuesday with defiling his 15-year-old granddaughter.

The man is accused of committing the crime between November 20 and 24 at Nyangores Ward in Chepalungu Sub-county, Bomet.

He lacked representation when he faced Senior Resident Magistrate Kipkirui Kibelion.

The man denied the charge and was released on a cash bail of Sh150,000, but he could not raise the amount so he was remanded.

The case will be mentioned on December 11 for setting of a hearing date.

Mr Kibelion asked the prosecution to provide the accused with documents that will be used in the case.

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Rape and defilement cases have been in the rise in Bomet County with alcoholism, drug and substance abuse being cited as the main reasons.