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Man charged with indecently touching elderly woman

A garbage collector was on Monday charged with raping a mad elderly woman.

Paul Mutuigi, 28, was accused of attacking the woman on the streets and abusing her s3xually.

He was charged before Kibera principal magistrate Derrick Kuto.

Prosecutors said Mutuigi forced himself on the woman on March 14 in Kibera.

He was also charged with an indecent act for touching the woman’s breast without her consent. Police said they were on patrol duties when they spotted Mutuigi forcing himself on the unidentified woman.

Both Mutuigi and the woman were arrested. Police said they realised the woman was mad upon interrogation. Mutuigi’s statement was recorded at Kibera police station.

The suspect denied the charges, saying he did not rape the woman. He said they had an agreement for sex. He was released on a Sh300,000 bond pending hearing on April 4.

Meanwhile, a woman was on Monday charged with beating up her boyfriend whom she accused of having an affair with another woman. Clara Wamaitha was accused of attacking Martin Waweru on March 14 at a lofty apartment in Kibera.

She denied the charge and was released on a Sh20,000 bail. Wamaitha was accused of attacking the boyfriend at his apartment. She was with her friends. The man was rescued by neighbours after sustaining serious injuries.

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