Man accused of raping a Minister’s daughter at a hotel
A man has been accused of raping a Minister’s daughter in Kenya. According to reports, the man is an aide the Cabinet secretary and defiled the teenage girl as a luxurious hotel.
The sexual assault of the 16-year-old girl is said to have happened on Sunday night. Tuko reports.
But what is more shocking is the fact that the Cabinet secretary and his family are keen to keep the case secret, with police frustrating efforts by journalists to expose the crime.
The suspect, according to police sources privy to the investigations, picked up the minor from their home on Sunday afternoon.
He then drove her to Nakuru town, where he was booked at the hotel that charges between Sh14,000 and Sh50,000 a night.
It was not immediately clear if the man had booked a separate room for his boss’ daughter or the two spent the night together.
But what is clear is that a case of the minor’s defilement was reported to police on Monday morning.
By this time, the man had already fled the hotel room, prompting a man-hunt by various police teams, including the Flying Squad.
The suspect, a close ally of the CS, was later tracked down and arrested by Flying Squad officers who drove him back to Nakuru.
The wife of the CS was in the company of the officers during the man-hunt and witnessed the arrest.
The suspect was first booked at Bondeni Police Station where he was interrogated by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.