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Man jailed by Nyeri Court for buying an underage girl alcohol

Dickson Githoi Muchemi, has been sentenced to one year and three months’ imprisonment for supplying alcohol drinks to a 15-year-old girl.

Nyeri Senior Resident Magistrate Nelly Kariuki , found Muchemi guilty of buying alcohol to a minor and also failing to protect the girl.

In her ruling Ms Kariuki said the accused tried to hide the victim when she got drunk a clear indication that the accused was guilty.

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‘”According to the witnesses, the accused pleaded with bar attendants to hide the girl at their place of residence behind the bar after finding out that police had been notified, which showed admission of guilt,” Ms Kariuki said in her ruling.

The accused was arrested on March 29, 2018 at Mr Nice Bar and Restaurant in Chaka trading centre, Nyeri after bar attendants alerted the police that the accused was drinking with a minor.

School girls arrested while drunk Photo/Courtesy

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