Police Officer Arrested After Raping Coronavirus Patient In Isolation Centre: A police officer in Busia County, Kenya, has been disarmed, arrested and placed into mandatory quarantine after he was found raping a Coronavirus patient.
Top Gist Portal understands that the Keyan police officer was one of two police officers and three wardens from Busia prison stationed to guard the Agricultural Training Centre, an isolation facility set aside by the Ministry of Health for coronavirus patients.
A police report says one of the officers on routine patrol at the facility on Thursday night noticed the suspect, identified as Police Constable Emmanuel Ng’ethich, engaging a COVID-19 patient in a conversation.
Another prison officer, Police Constable Jeff Obondo, who was upset with Ng’ethich ‘s conduct, went to the officer room, where he told his colleagues of what Ng’ethich was doing, upon going to check on the suspect and the patient, they did not find them.
It was learned that the police officers started looking around the facility and, at about a little past midnight, they reportedly heard a commotion coming from the women’s ward and upon rushing there, the officers found all the other patients outside “complaining that the prison officer was raping the said lady patient.”
“All the officers [thereafter] went to check what was happening. However, they did not find Ng’ethich and the COVID-19 patient. [As a result], they became suspicious and started looking around. Several minutes past 10pm, they heard noise and commotion emanating from the women’s ward,” says a police report filed at the Busia Police Station at 00:30am Friday, July 17″.