Amos Nzioki a pharmacist from Mombasa allegedly induced an abortion on a defiled 15-year-old on 3 June 2023 at his private chemist in Tudor. A statement from The Office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution indicated that the incident came to light when the girl’s guardian reported the matter to the police.
According to police reports, Nzioki prescribed the minor some assorted abortion pills on 3 June 2023 before the victim’s guardian later learned of the crime and took her to the Coast General Hospital where an examination by doctors confirmed it was an abortion.
“The girl’s guardian reported the incident to the police who took her to Coast General Hospital where the abortion was confirmed on examination by doctors,” ODPP said Tuesday.
Investigations are ongoing and police have launched a manhunt for the man accused of defiling and impregnating the minor.
The accused, Amos Nzioki, appeared before Mombasa Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to the charges and was released on Sh 300,000 bond with one surety of a similar amount and an alternative cash bail of Sh 200,000.