A teacher from Machakos has been charged in court with defiling a 9-years-old class four pupil in the latest of rising cases of child defilement.
49-year-old David Ngumbau Daniel is said to have committed the heinous act on August 1 and 2, 2018 in Machakos county.
The accused was arraigned at the Milimani Law Courts, Nairobi and charged with the offence.
Meanwhile, a county officer from Kajiado has been arrested after jumping bail in a rape case.
Dickson Okoyo Ndemo, a Sergeant At Arms in Kajiado county, in accused of defiling a 12-year-old student in August 2015.
In another case, a 66-year-old a Dutchman was arrested after being on the run for two years over the defilement of three girls.
Hans Egon Dieter Vriens allegedly defiled the three girls aged eight, nine and 10 in Nairobi in 2016.
In yet another recent case of defilement, a 5-year-old girl was defiled and brutally murder in Uasin Gishu county by a suspect said to be a man well known to the family. The suspect is still at large.
A neighbor said the said man had offered the young girl a lift on his motor cycle but ended up taking her to his place to defile and kill her.