Nyamira police on Tuesday morning arrested a 50-year-old pastor for allegedly impregnating a 14-year-old minor who is a member of his church.
The pastor Elijah Mouko of Jesus is Lord Ministries is currently being detained at Nyamira Police station after he was arrested at his home in Makairo area of Nyamira South Sub County.
The incident has left a number of his church members in shock.
“We are in shock and all we want is justice to be done to the minor as we are sure she wasn’t into her mind when making such decisions,” said Divina Kerubo a church member.
Confirming the incident area police boss Erastus Korir said the matter was reported to the station by the parents of the minor and they would not disclose their names due to investigation purposes.
“We are saddened that the pastor have been accused of impregnating the minor and we have already taken the necessary steps to ensure that we gather all the evidence before arraigning him to court to answer charges,” said Korir
The police warned all men in the area against such acts and called upon them to support girl’s education.