Seven suspects accused of attacking and gang-raping student in Kajiado arrested

By Christine Musa On Wed, 9 Jun, 2021 09:26 | < 1 min read

Detectives are holding seven suspects at the Kajiado police station for allegedly attacking and gang-raping a 24-years-old student.

The Masai Technical Training Institute student was attacked on Sunday at around 8:30 pm shortly after leaving class while heading to the hostel.

The student was hit on the neck and ribs with a blunt object before being gang-raped.

Detectives say preliminary investigations indicate a possible gang-raping.

The student was found unconscious before being rushed to Kajiado Referral Hospital where she is recuperating.

Samples have already been taken from the seven suspects for testing purposes to establish whether the victim was raped by the suspects.

A public parade will also be conducted once the student, who is still unconscious, recovers.

According to the Kajiado sub county police commander Daudi Loronyokwe, police received a distress call over a commotion between MTTI classes and hostels.

“Police rushed to the scene and we managed to arrest a suspect who led us to arrest other six suspects we believe are his accomplice. The victim was unconscious, her legs parted and had fluid discharge from her private parts informing a possible rape,” said Loronyokwe.

Loronyokwe warns that no stone will be left unturned in the matter warning that those preying on students will face the wrath of the law.

“We will not take chances on criminal gangs who are preying on students. The matter is under investigations and once the victim is conscious we will carry an identification parade, “he said.

The hostels are just 300 meters from the learning institution and it is a norm for students to engage in private studies up to 9 am.

The suspects are being held after a Kajiado law court granted them 10 more days to complete investigations.

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