A 51-year-old Kirinyaga pastor who defiled and impregnated his two daughters aged 14 and 16 is set to be sentenced next week.
John Gichuki will be sentenced on January 14th by Principal Magistrate Antony Mwicigi of Baricho Law Courts.
Gichuki, a pastor at a local Akorino church in Ndia Constituency pleaded guilty to the charges leveled against him before the magistrate court on Tuesday.
He admitted in court that he aware that he committed the offenses, and asked for forgiveness from the victims.
The court heard that the accused committed the first offense on diverse dates between 1st to 30th of June, 2019, and the second offense between 1st and 31st of August, 2020 in Kianyakiru village in Ndia Constituency.
The prosecution tabled as evidence medical records of the minors obtained from Sagana Sub-County Hospital where the two girls were examined.
He first defiled and impregnated his 16-year-old daughter who has since given birth to a baby who is seven months old.
Gichuki later raped his other daughter aged 14 who is five months pregnant.
In Kenya, defilement of a child between the ages of 12 to 15 carries a sentence of 20 years’ imprisonment while defilement of a child between 16 and 18 years carries a sentence of 15 years’ imprisonment.