A 48-year-old Seventh-Day Adventist Church (SDA) Pastor is on the run after he allegedly sodomized a 14-year-old girl.
Pastor Bernard Tambo, who is in charge of Homa Bay East District, went underground after learning that police were after him.
He is said to have defiled the Class Eight pupil within the church premises on Wednesday afternoon after one of her teachers sent her to deliver some letters to the clergyman.
Police said the man of the cloth lured the minor to his bedroom where he had carnal knowledge of her and threatened dire consequences should she reveal their secret.
When she returned, the teacher interrogated her on why she took long as the church is only 50 meters from the school but the girl remained silent. The following day, the teenager broke the silence and confessed the sordid details to her teacher.
The priest switched off his phone and fled upon learning that police were seeking to arrest him over the heinous act.
Confirming the incident, Homa Bay sub-county deputy police commander James Mugo said officers are in pursuit of the suspect whose whereabouts are unknown.