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Man to spend six months in prison for groping woman’s behind

A man will spend six months in prison after he pleaded guilty to intentionally touching a woman’s behind.

George Muthaura Muriuki was charged with committing an indecent with an adult contrary to section 11 (A) of Sexual Offences Act.

According to the charge sheet, the accused touched the behind of a 23-year old woman at Barimunya Bar in Ntirimiti market Buuri sub-county of Meru County.

He was accused of committing the offence of March 17 at around 9pm.


Appearing before Meru chief Magistrate Lucy Ambasi, the man pleaded guilty to the charge.

State counsel James Kinyua told the court that the complainant, who is a barmaid, had been sent to Nturimiti market to buy a soft drink for her boss when the accused trailed her.

The court heard that the complainant, who is a mother of one, felt the accused had a bad motive and returned to the bar.


“The accused followed her to the bar before touching her behind saying she has fat behind and they are making him proud,’’ he further told the court.

The complainant reported the matter the following day at Subuigia police station before the accused was arrested and charged with the offence.

He has 14 days right to appeal the ruling.