The DCI is pursuing a police officer from Teso South accused of defiling a form two student. James Kinyua of Kotur police post is accused of raping and giving the girl morning-after pills. In a tweet on Tuesday, the DCI said the matter was under investigation having taken the girl's DNA for tests. It said the culprit was on the run but had already recorded a statement from the student.
"The matter was received and investigations are ongoing," the DCI said. "The DNA samples were taken to the government chemist for analysis." IPOA, the authority mandated to hold the police accountable, on Monday said it was aware of the allegation. "IPOA will appreciate more information regarding the incident and contacts of the victim or guardian to initiate preliminary investigations into the matter," it said.
This comes in the wake of authorities responding to videos doing rounds on social media of misconduct among the citizens.
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