A 28-year-old man from Kiritiri in Embu County has been arrested after a 17-year-old girl, who was allowed to go home and get medical treatment, was found in his house.
Peter Mugambi, a barber at Kabuguri Village, was arrested on Thursday evening, Gichiche Location chief, Joseph Muchiri, said.
The minor, a Form Four student at Consolata Girls’ Secondary School in Iriamurai, had feigned sickness, and was allowed to go home from school on May 13, only to proceed to her boyfriend’s house, the chief said.
Muchiri further claims the suspect is notorious for seducing local secondary school girls and, thereafter, lures them into is his house.
The suspect, who is being held at a Kiritiri police station, will be arraigned once investigations are concluded.