Magistrate arrested for defiling a Minor

by Lawyer Wanz
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A Migori-based magistrate is currently in custody after he defiled a 17-year-old minor last night.

James Ongondo, 51, a Senior Principal Magistrate at Kehancha law courts in Migori County, was busted at a hotel room in Bomet last night while defiling the juvenile.

At around 8 pm, the magistrate turned suspect booked room 102 at Shares Bar and Restaurant as he imbibed drinks at the bar. At around 11 pm, he was joined by the juvenile and together they left the bar for the room.

Detectives based at Sotik Police station got wind of the incident and rushed to the hotel. They rescued the minor, apprehended the suspect and also recovered crucial exhibits including stained bedsheets.

The exhibits shall be subjected to forensic analysis at the DCI National Forensic Laboratory, for DNA examination and other necessary tests.

Both the suspect and the victim were rushed to the hospital for the necessary medical examination as the victim was later booked as a child in need of care and protection. The magistrate is currently in custody and being processed for defilement charges.

Below are comments from Kenyans:

Omworokia Ogora – “Senior principal magistrate and underage girl in a lodging shouldn’t be in one sentence. the individuals entrusted to protect our children have mutated into something else.”

Githaiga John – “Just because he is a magistrate who is supposed to protect the rights of the minor doesn’t make him a lesser man without feelings…. That was just an unfortunate incidence and it might not even be the first one…”

Charles Wanyoike Kimani – “A total set up!!! Pole to the young girl, the magistrate was opening a new bale in town (perhaps she had just completed secondary education chapter) no sooner than later the sleuths draganitophilasis in a systematic emprodroguraturatatity bounced on the slain magistrate, recrodrugationalisiticaly him.”


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