“The satan was you!” These have been the phrases of a Justice of the Peace as he sentenced a 42-year-old man who sexually abused his 11-year-old daughter and lied to her that it was the satan who did despicable issues to her.
Mombasa Principal Justice of the Peace Vincent Adet dominated that the prosecution had confirmed its case past any affordable doubt that Johnson Idia Muyoma had a bent of raping his personal daughter and informing her that it was the evil spirits who had visited her.
“The court docket has established that the minor would get up with uncommon stunts, with ache in her vag*na and wetness and you’ll guarantee her that it was the satan who had visited her at evening and did humorous issues and also you additional instructed her that the satan would come in a while at evening whereas certainly the satan was you,” Justice of the Peace Adet stated.
The particulars have been that Idia Muyoma defiled his daughter on numerous dates between December 23, 2021, and February 2, 2022, at Mji wa Ngombe space in Jomvu sub-county inside Mombasa county.
The choose stated a physician’s report that was adduced earlier than his court docket indicated that the minor had an harm on her v*gina, lacerations on the labia minora, and the hymen was damaged.
“In as a lot as he’s below no obligation to assist the prosecution in discharging the burden of proof, he has steered clear from the happenings of the alleged day and explains solely how he was arrested, ostensibly oblivious that any point out of the dates would repair him,” Adet famous.
“The accused is thus convicted for the offence of incest opposite to part 20 (1) of the Sexual Offences Act and pursuant to the procedural provisions of part 215 of the Felony Process Code. For the reason that major rely has been proved, the choice rests in abeyance,” he added.
The court docket sentenced the intercourse pest to 40 years in jail and granted him 14 days to attraction his sentence.