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Former Eldoret catechist is demanding compensation over defilement case

Cases of men of clothe defiling minors or eating their ‘lambs’ is fast becoming a normal case in our society. Some have been rightly accused and others have been framed by individuals will ill motives, Albert Nyamu, a former catechist at Majengo Parish is Eldoret claims that the defilement allegations leveled up against him were works of his ‘enemies’.

After the dismissal of his case, Nyamu is now suing the catholic church for compensation  because the allegations were never proved. The priest suspended him over accusations of defiling a 13 year old girl.

Father Joram Ng’ang’a of the said parish testified before Justice Nelson Abuotho that he took administrative measures against Nyamu after the girl’s mother reported to him that her daughter had been sexually abused.

Nyamu denied the allegations and claimed that the girl’s mother had framed him. He is accused of committing the offence on October 10, 2015 at Majengo in Eldoret. However, he said that the suspect was wrongfully dismissed because the allegations of defilement were never proved.

The girl is said to have been lured from a group of minors to his house and abused. The parish priest and the church elders decide that the catechist be suspended from from his duties and reported. He was teaching catechism class to children.

Mr Nyamu is demanding compensation from the church, his dues including overtime to move on with his life. The church however claims that Mr Nyamu was doing a volunteering job and there is no way he could be compensated. The case was adjourned to October 14th 2019.