Man jailed for 10 years over attempted defilement of 2 year old


Mombasa ,KENYA:A court in Mombasa on Monday sentenced a middle aged man for ten years over attempting to defile a two and half old girl.

Mr Dalmas Otieno committed the offence on 24th November, 2014 in Bangladesh area of Mombasa.

One of the witnesses had earlier  told the court that she had heard the baby crying in a  barbershop and upon checking she found the victim half naked with Mr. Otieno’s  fly open.

The witness then rushed the baby to the Coast Provincial general hospital.

The Doctors report indicated that someone had attempted to defile the baby

The witness reported the matter at Changamwe police station leading to the arrest of the suspect.

Mombasa senior resident magistrate Martin Rabera cited the two  witness accounts  as proof that Otieno had indeed attempted to commit the act.

The suspect however requested for  a lesser sentence arguing that he had spent  three years and 7 months in custody and had  a family which depended on him.