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Ezekiel Oramat Sonkoy v. Republic

(2013) JELR 97170 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Criminal Appeal 99 of 2012  •  26 Jul 2013  •  Kenya

John walter Onyango Otieno, Festus Azangalala, Sankale ole Kantai



The appellant, Ezekiel Oramat Sonkoyo, was charged before the Senior Resident Magistrates' Court, Kilgoris, with two counts as follows:-

Defilement of a Girl contrary to Section 8 (1) as read with Section 8 (3) of the Sexual Offences Act No. 3 of 2006 particulars being that on the 17th day of August 2010 at [particulars withheld] Transmara District in Narok County did intentionally and unlawfully cause his penis to penetrate the vagina of L.S a girl aged 14 years without her consent in violation of Section 8 (1) as read with Section 8 (3) of the said Act and

child trafficking contrary to Section 13 (a) and (b) of the said Act particulars being that on the said date at the said place jointly with others not before court he knowingly and intentionally made arrangements and transportation within Kenya for purposes of commission of Sexual Offences against L.S a girl aged 14 years.

The trial was conducted by the Senior Resident Magistrate (B. O. Ochieng) who convicted th…

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