Lamu man charged with attempted defilement

Thursday May 17 2018

Sexual abuse

A rape victim. A man accused of committing an indecent act on a minor was released on bond by a Lamu court. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By KALUME KAZUNGU
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A 50-year old man accused of attempting to defile a four-year-old girl in Lamu town has been released on bond.

Abdulaziz Abubakar Kanda is said to have committed the act on May 9 after coercing the girl into his house.

He faced two charges, attempted defilement of a minor and committing an indecent act with a minor.

He denied both charges and was released on Sh200,000 bond with surety of a similar amount.

The case will he heard on July 12.