Kilifi county Governor Amason Kingi administration
Kilifi County Governor Amason Kingi administration. FILE


Kilifi County employee is facing a rape case where a 29-year-old jobseeker applied for a plumbing job and was lured by the employee to his house where he raped her.

The case involving Kilifi County employee and a desperate job seeker was on Tuesday adjourned after the prosecution failed to produce the victim’s statement in court.

Micheal Mweni a clerk at the County government of Kilifi is implicated of raping the jobseeker on 27th April at Kibokoni village in Kilifi County.

The court papers indicate that the Victim enticed the 29-year-old lady after she had applied for the position of a plumbing instructor in Kilifi County government which had been announced by the County Service Board.

The Malindi magistrate ordered that the prosecution bring the victim’s statement which she had recorded at the police station after the incident.

The victim had already testified in court in November narrating how she lost her virginity looking for a job.

Mr Mweni claimed to have lured the victim in his car.  He took her to a house believed to be his residence before raping her with a promise to help her secure a position she had applied for with the County government.

Mr Mweni also charged for committing an indecent act with an adult contrary to section 11(A) of such offenses act of 2006.

The court released Mweni on a bond of sh.300, 000 after he pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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