Man arrested after girl who was supposed to join Form One found in his house

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A 19-year-old man is being held at Aram Police Station in Rarieda, Siaya County, after a 15-year-old-girl who was found in his house.

The girl was supposed to join Form One this year.

Confirming the incident, Rarieda Sub-county Police Commander Thomas Ototo said officers acted on a tip-off from members of the public.

According to the police boss, the suspect has reportedly been ‘cohabiting’ with the minor since November last year.

Mr. Ototo also stated that the girl has since been subjected to medical examination, adding that the suspect is staring at defilement charges.