, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 29 – Five men who kidnapped and gang raped a 13-year-old girl in Ovo forest within Tana River County have been arrested.
According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, the suspects are due in court to answer to various charges.
Through its twitter account, the DCI stated that two more suspects who escaped the dragnet are being sought by detectives.
“5-Men Gang that kidnapped a 13-year-old girl, took her to Ovo forest in #TanaRiver & gang raped her in turns, were arrested. The five suspects are in lawful custody & will be arraigned in court,” it stated.
The girl is currently undergoing treatment-including counseling and other necessary support at a Hospital in Tana River.