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Man has sex with daughter infects her with HIV says he doesn’t want to die alone

A Kenyan man has been apprehended by the Police and arraigned in court for having sexual intercourse with his 15 year old daughter and infecting her with HIV.

According to the suspect, he claimed that he committed the crime because he didn’t want his daughter to die alone.

CRIMECHANNELS gathered that the suspect whose name wasn’t given lives with his daughter at Muthara village in Tigania East, Meru County of Kenya.

According to reports, he dragged her to their farm during the late hours of the day and forcefully had sex with her several times.

After raping the victim, CRIMECHANNELS gathered that the teenager fled to a nearby homestead where she was found and taken to Muthara Police Station. Upon her release, the girl refused to go home with her father.


When asked by the Police why she wouldn’t follow her biological dad, she then opened up to the Police and told them that her father raped her.

The Police officer took the man’s clinic card and discovered that he had enrolled to collect anti-retroviral drugs.

A test was conducted on the victim, and it was discovered that she had contracted the HIV virus as she tested positive.

During interrogation, the suspect confessed to have slept with her on several occasion.

He also added, “I committed the offence because I don’t want my daughter to suffer and die alone in this world.”

Principal Magistrate of Tigania court, Paul Wechuli stated he was convinced that the 45-year old man had committed incest and knowingly infected the minor with HIV

Mr Wechuli held that the man had betrayed his daughter’s trust and so deserved to serve the maximum sentence. He was, however, given 14 days to appeal the case.

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