Kibera Law Courts have sentenced a man to 30 years in jail after he was found guilty of sodomizing another man.
According to the court reports, the victim was sleeping at the kiosk on July 8, 2021, at about 2350 hours at Kabiria in Dagoreti within Nairobi County when Kisilu Muindi.
Muindi is said to have raped the victim after first cutting his leg with a machete.
"He told me to cooperate after cutting my leg, inflicting me with serious injuries. After that, he told me that he was going to kill me if I refused to do as he requested.
"He raped me from behind and left me bleeding. He threatened me by saying that he was in a position to call the mob to kill me if I cried out for help," the victim told the court.
According to the court, the accused used a piece of cloth to tie the victim's hands before committing the crime.
After the accused had fled, the victim was rescued by a Good Samaritan who saw him at the crime scene.
The court heard that the accused person used a piece of cloth to tie the victim's hands before he committed the offence.
The victim was rescued by a Good Samaritan who saw him at the crime scene after the accused had disappeared.
"Having considered both the defence and the accused person's mitigation, I sentence him to 30 years in jail for the offence committed, and he has 14 days to appeal if he wishes to do so," ruled Kibera senior principal magistrate Monica Maroro.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.