A priest who allegedly defiled and killed a girl aged 10 years in Kamuombo village,Rangwe sub-county in Homa Bay two weeks ago has been arrested.
The priest was arrested at his hideout in Suna East, Migori County.
Migori police Commander Mark Wanjala said the suspect, who was dressed in church attire, was arrested after members of the public gave a tip tip-off to the police.
Wanjala said the suspect has been on the run for two weeks and went to a church in the region to seek refuge.
He said the suspect has been handed over to criminal investigation officers from Homa Bay, who are now handling the case.
Police have indicated that the priest defiled and killed the girl in a maize plantation in the region. It is reported that he came to the area to offer payers to a family in the region.
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