Teacher charged with sodomy and defilement in Kisumu

Magistrate Oruwo released the accused on a bond.

In Summary

•Joseph Ajwang, 50, a chemistry and biology teacher at Oriwo Boys High School in Homa Bay county, who appeared before senior resident magistrate C. N. Oruwo pleaded not guilty.

•Magistrate Oruwo released the accused on a bond of Sh200, 000 with surety of a similar amount.

The accused Joseph Ajwang after being arraigned before Winam law court on Friday/Maurice Alal
The accused Joseph Ajwang after being arraigned before Winam law court on Friday/Maurice Alal

A high school teacher was on Friday charged with sodomy and defilement before Winam law court in Kisumu.

Joseph Ajwang, 50, a chemistry and biology teacher at Oriwo Boys High School in Homa Bay county, appeared before senior resident magistrate C. N. Oruwo and pleaded not guilty.

Magistrate Oruwo released the accused on a bond of Sh200, 000 with surety of a similar amount.

He was however remanded at Kisumu maximum prison (Kodiaga).

The accused was arrested by officers from the Kondele police station headed by OCS Fredrick Kirui on Saturday.

On May 16, 2022, the court granted five days miscellaneous after application to hold the accused in custody to allow the conclusion of the investigation.

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