Police in Mwingi are searching for a middle-aged man who Sunday defiled a teenager aged 17 years, poisoned her alongside a child of two years, at Thitha location.
Confirming the incident, Mwingi sub-county police commander, Peter Mutuma revealed that the two-year-old girl died on the way to the hospital while the other is undergoing treatment at Mwingi level 4 hospital.
The Sub-county police commander warned those with such behavior, that they will face the consequences of the law.
He disclosed that he will ensure the man is arrested and taken to court to face the law. The body of the minor was taken to Mwingi level 4 hospital as police gear on a search to arrest the accused.
On Sunday, a middle-aged man was taken to Kitui level 4 hospital for treatment after sustaining severe injuries on the jaw and buttocks after he was found cheating with his neighbour’s wife.