News of a 13-year-old girl been gang raped have shaken Bomet County.

The victim who went missing from her parent’s home in Bomet Central on February 9th, has been detained by the criminals for a week by the 10 criminals for about a week in one of their homes. She has been admitted at the Longisa County Referral Hospital 

 Divisional police commander, Geoffrey Walumbe, said the girl’s mother reported the matter four days later.

“We have arrested a 24-year-old boda-boda rider from whose house the girl was rescued. He is undergoing interrogation,” added Mr Walumbe.

The County executive in charge of medical services, Dr. Joseph Sitonik said that the victim is receiving treatment as well as counselling. “She will be accorded all the necessary support’” Dr. Sitonik added.

The news has emerged days after a police officer was accused of defiling a school girl in Konoin Sub-county.

 It is alleged that the officer prevented the victim’s father from recording a statement at the police station, and instead volunteered to take them to hospital. However, on their way to the hospital the three were involved in accident which left the girl with serious head injuries

While on their way, they were involved in an accident which left the girl with serious head injuries.

Konoin Sub-county police commander, Alex Shikondi ,said that they have arrested the police officer and after the father recorded the statement, he will be charged once investigations are completed.