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 lady’s home in Malava, when her husband was away, police stated.
“He’s utilizing his place to frustrate ladies on the firm. Each time he approaches a feminine employee that he’s all for, 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, stored on persisting to the extent of coming to my home when my husband was away.
There was at the present time he had come to my residence, and even accessed my bed room. When he was within the strategy 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.
“Nevertheless, just lately, he began pestering me once more, saying he needed to see me. I requested him to return 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 pressure to drag me to the mattress, forcing me to scream. Fortunately, my husband, who had returned house from visiting his dad and mom, 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 accomplice feared dropping her job, she allowed him to return 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,” stated Lando.
Nevertheless, a piece 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 focusing on the supervisor for extortion. She just lately stated she would acquire Ksh100,000 from him by all means,” stated Felistus Wasula, an worker of Frodak.
Elemina’s relative, Boaz Wanami, stated culturally, the suspect ought to pay a advantageous 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 crushed earlier than being handed over to police Thursday night, is being held on the Malava Police Station.