Machakos Police Boss in a past event.
Machakos Police Boss in a past event.

Machakos Police arrest their friend, a 38-year-old for raping a 45-year-old woman at the station on 02 April 2020. Constable Nestus Mwambai of Police Service Number 226193 is alleged to have raped the victim, who had been summoned to Kikesa Patrol Base in Matuu to record a statement over her alleged involvement in the theft of a neighbour’s goat.


"While at the police post at 6 pm, Constable Nestus Mwambai dragged his prey into his house and raped her,  "  a police report filed at Yatta Police Station stated.

The suspect, Mr Nestus Mwambai, is said to have threatened his victim against screaming or else kill her.

Later, Mwambai’s colleague, Constable Daniel Kihara of Police Service Number 236990 went to the suspect’s house, where she found the woman crying. Upon asking her what the matter was, the victim said she had been raped by Mr Mwambai.

Constable Kihara alerted the OCS, who went to the scene and took the victim to the hospital.

Tests performed on the woman at the Yatta Level 4 Hospital, confirmed she had been raped by the officer.

Mr Mwambai was arrested and is being held at Yatta Police Station. Machakos County Police Commander Karanja Muiruri confirmed the incident and said “ He (Mwambai) must carry his cross, we won’t allow him to ruin the reputation of the National Police Service. As you know, the court operations are currently scaled down due to coronavirus outbreak. However, I spoke with the magistrate of Kithimani Court who told us to arraign the suspect on Monday, April 6. ”

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