KNEW HE WOULD INFECT HER

Suspect in minor's HIV infection charged

Pleads not guilty, released on Sh100,000 bond, surety of similar amount

In Summary

• A man who defiled and knowingly infected a 13-year-old girl with HIV was arraigned.

• Pleaded not guilty, released on Sh100,000 bond and surety of similar amount.

Suspect charged with infecting minor with HIV
Suspect charged with infecting minor with HIV
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A man who allegedly defiled and knowingly infected a 13-year-old girl with HIV was arraigned in a Homa Bay court.

Simon Adoyo appeared before Homa Bay principal magistrate Ruth Maloba where he was charged on Thursday.

The offence allegedly occurred on May 5  in Rangwe subcounty.

He is accused of knowing the girl was 13, that he was HIV-positive and that he would infect her.

The case will be mentioned on May 21, the trial to start on June 12.

(Edited by V. Graham)