BUSIA-(MaraviPost)-Kenyan police are keeping in custody police officer in Busia County after he allegedly raped a Covid-19 patient.
Reports indicate that the officer was among the 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.
He was spotted engaging a patient by one of the officers on routine patrol at the facility.
According to Citizen Digital, the officer on patrol narrated to his colleagues what he had witnessed and they went to check on the suspect and the patient who where no where near the area they were earlier spotted.
They later heard a commotion coming from the women’s ward and they were welcomed by a group of other Covid-19 patients complaining that the prison officer was raping the said lady patient
Health officers were summoned to the scene and the officer was disarmed, arrested and placed into mandatory quarantine within the facility.