Five men suspected of kidnapping and defiling a 13-year-old girl in Ovo forest, Tana River County have been arrested.
The suspects; Said Omar, Galgalo Athumani, Athumani Mohamed, Yasir Mohamed and Dero Juma were arrested on Sunday, DCI police boss George Kinoti said.
The five men took turns in defiling the minor. They are expected to appear in court today to answer various charges.
“5-Men Gang that kidnapped a 13-year-old girl, took her to Ovo forest in #TanaRiver & gang raped her in turns, were yesterday arrested. The five suspects are in lawful custody & will be arraigned in court today” tweeted the DCI.
Two more suspects who are believed to be among the gang that defiled the minor escaped the police dragnet.
The survivor is currently undergoing treatment and counselling in a hospital within Tana River County.