DPP Noordin Haji Makes Final Decision on Rape Case Against Kenya Harlequin FC Rugby Players

  • The Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has recommended charges against two Kenya Harlequin FC rugby players who have been accused of rape.

    Making his final decision on Friday, Haji ordered the arrest and prosecution of the two Quins rugby players accused of raping Wendy Kemunto, a popular musician.

    The two players Frank Wanyama and his friend Alex Olaba will face the law after the detectives handed over their report following a thorough probe.

    [caption caption="Frank Wanyama"][/caption]

    Kemunto, the complainant had taken to social media accusing the two of rapinng and impregnating her.

    The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) has ordered the arrest and prosecution of two Quins rugby players accused of rape.

    "On February 10, 2018 (my birthday) I was raped by two men. I was slipping in and out of consciousness maybe due to shock but I was helpless.

    "I couldn’t fight two men who play rugby professionally, obviously they were stronger hence I let them do whatever they wanted to do the whole night," her Instagram post read in part.

    Reports indicate that the detectives have revealed that the rugby players admitted to having sex with the lady but said "it was all consensual."

    However, in her statement, Kemunto had claimed that she was incoherent when the two Kenya Harlequin FC players repeatedly raped her.

    "I could have reported the case to police that day but I was still in denial, shock and exhausted! I didn't want to report also because of the profile of these rugby players."

    "Reporting a case now will not have any impact because the way the system is set up, it helps the rapist, never the victim," she had posted.

    [caption caption="Wendy Kemunto"][/caption]

    However, the office of  (DPP) had taken the matter stating that: "The ODPP treats information about rape very seriously. Be rest assured that the matter is being given due attention as matter of urgency."