Residents of Kitutu Chache North and Kitutu Chache South Constituencies in Kisii County are grappling with a wave of insecurity after form two and grade seven sisters were gang-raped in Bogeka village.
The mother Caroline Bosibori revealed that the attackers forcibly entered through the kitchen door, assaulting her daughters while confining her inside the main house to stifle any cries for help.
The girls were subsequently rushed to Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital where they are currently undergoing treatment.
Samson Guto, a concerned neighbor, provided additional details, emphasizing the severity of the incident.
The local Area Chief Wilfred Ondaba, confirmed the attack, reporting the matter to the police who are actively conducting investigations.
In Kitutu Chache North Constituency, a civil servant with the Kisii County Government faced a similar ordeal as unknown assailants attempted to invade his home.
Chief Officer Mengo Ochwangi described the harrowing experience, where about twelve individuals tried to breach his bedroom.
Fortunately, he managed to raise an alarm, prompting intervention from vigilant neighbors who thwarted the attackers.
Ochwangi dismissed speculations of political motives behind the assault, urging the police to conduct an impartial investigation to uncover the truth.
These incidents follow a recent acknowledgment by Kisii County Governor Simba Arati, who expressed concern about the escalating insecurity in the region during a meeting with Christian leaders.
Kisii County Commissioner Tom Anjere issued a stern warning to criminals, asserting that their days are numbered.
Emphasizing the role of individual responsibility in maintaining security, he called on residents to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the police for swift action.
By Enock Okong’o
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