Police in Kakamega County, Kenya have arrested a middle-aged man accused of s.e.xually preying on his feminine juniors at work.
The supervisor of Frodak firm, which has been contracted to supply cleansing companies at Butali Sugar Mills Restricted, was allegedly caught luring his colleague, Elemina Katam, to sleep with him on Thursday afternoon.
The highest administrator had gone to the girl’s home in Malava, when her husband was away, police mentioned.
“He’s utilizing his place to frustrate girls on the firm. Each time he approaches a feminine employee that he’s concerned about, he usually tells her to sleep with him or else she loses her job,” alleged Elemina.
“The primary time he made advances at me, I rejected him. He, nevertheless, saved on persisting to the extent of coming to my home when my husband was away.
There was this present day he had come to my residence, and even accessed my bed room. When he was within the means of making an attempt to undress me, my husband arrived.
My partner requested him to commit in writing that he won’t ever harass me s.e.xually once more, which my supervisor did.
“Nonetheless, not too long ago, he began pestering me once more, saying he needed to see me. I requested him to come back to my place on Thursday afternoon, which he did.
Whereas in the home, he seduced and ordered me to sleep with him. I refused. He, nevertheless, used drive to drag me to the mattress, forcing me to scream. Fortunately, my husband, who had returned house from visiting his mother and father, discovered him in the home.”
Elemina’s husband, Tom Lando, informed police that the suspect had, in earlier events, s.e.xually preyed on his spouse with out success.
“After failing to entice my spouse to sleep with him, he despatched her on a 3-month necessary depart. Yesterday (Thursday, August 20), he informed my spouse that he needed to see her.
As a result of my associate feared shedding her job, she allowed him to come back over. Whereas he was making an attempt to pin her to the mattress, I arrived and compelled him to cease what he was doing. I’m now urging police to cost the suspect with s.e.xual harassment,” mentioned Lando.
Nonetheless, a bit of workers members at Frodak firm allege that Elemina and her husband trapped the suspect in order that they might extort cash from him.
“For some time now, the alleged sufferer has been concentrating on the supervisor for extortion. She not too long ago mentioned she would receive Ksh100,000 from him by all means,” mentioned Felistus Wasula, an worker of Frodak.
Elemina’s relative, Boaz Wanami, mentioned culturally, the suspect ought to pay a nice of three cows, a number of sheep and Ksh200,000 for “making an attempt to sleep with a married lady in her home, an act which by no means goes unpunished based on Luhya customs”.
The suspect, who was badly overwhelmed earlier than being handed over to police Thursday night, is being held on the Malava Police Station.