- James Nyabuto allegedly defiled her two times before giving her Ksh 35 to keep it a secret.
- According to the girl, the man gave her Ksh 20 once and another sh 15 the second time.
- The man had begged the girl’s family to cover it up an in return he was to pay the Ksh 7,000 on Monday but went missing.
A 70-year-old man is a man on the run after allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Nyamonem, Bobasi in Kisii county.
The Daily Statesman learned that the suspect identified as James Nyabuto allegedly defiled the minor two times before giving her Ksh 35 to remain silent about the incident.
The girl kept it as a secret until her mother noticed she was uncomfortable and the change in her behaviour.
After interrogation and further examination by the minor’s parents, she revealed that the septuagenarian defiled her and warned her never to tell anyone.
While recounting the ordeal, The Aunt of the six-year-old said the girl was sick for two weeks and after treatment, she never responded and one of the neighbours asked the mother to keep a close watch on her daughter.
“After some days, she saw some stains in her underwear and asked her what happened to her”.
The little girl explained to her parents what had happened after which she took them to the old man’s place where the man started begging them to cover it up an in return he was to pay the Ksh 7,000.
He confessed to the crime and was to pay the family of the little girl the agreed amount on Monday but is reportedly missing.
According to the girl, the man gave her Ksh 20 once and another sh 15 the second time.
The family now appeals and calls for justice for their daughter.