A man who allegedly defiled a 14-year old minor has been released on a Sh200, 000 bond by Marsabit law court pending defense hearing of the case.
James Lokai was arraigned before resident magistrate T.M Wafula where he denied the offence.
He is accused that on 2 July last year at around 0400hrs at Kulapesa village of Loiyangalani sub-county intentionally and unlawfully defiled the minor at their home.
The girl narrated to the court that on the material day she was heading home when the accused stopped her and requested to speak to her.
She told the accused that she is in a hurry to go home. However, she said the accused followed her to their home to commit the offence.
The minor was then rushed to a local hospital after reporting to her parents about the ordeal, where she was examined and treated. A local chief was then notified about the incident and immediately reported to police who arrested the accused.