A 20-year-old high school leaver was on Monday charged before a Nyeri court with having unnatural act with a donkey.
Naftaly Muturi Muriithi denied the offence while appearing before resident magistrate Ruth Kefa.
According to the charge sheet, Mr Muriithi committed the offence at Mutathiini village in Tetu sub-county at 3am on Sunday morning.
The court heard that Mr Muriithi was arrested by members of the public and handed over to police at Gichira police post where he was locked up awaiting trial.
Mr Muriithi, who was unrepresented in court, completed his secondary school education this year, according to area Chief Susan Wangechi.
He was released on a Sh100,000 bond or a surety of the same amount while the case was scheduled for mention on December 13, 2017.