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October 23, 2018

Teacher charged with having sex with his student

Embu Law courts
Embu Law courts

An Embu high school teacher has been charged with having sex with a 21-year-old student.

 Stephen Okoth, 26, of DEB Kangaru Day Secondary School in Embu West, was arraigned before principal magistrate Samuel Mutai.

 The court heard that on September 30 in Gakwegori, Embu West, he took advantage of his position and had sex with his student when she sought his help. 

The two are neighbours, the court was told.

 Okoth pleaded not guilty and applied to be released on bond. The prosecution did not oppose the application. It said investigations had been completed.

 The accused was granted Sh100,000 bond.

 The court ordered that he be supplied with recorded witness statements and other documents the prosecution plan to use. The case will be heard on October 23.

 

 

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