The police are investigating an incident where a nurse is accused of raping a student who had gone to seek treatment at a private clinic in Karaba, Mbeere South Subcounty in Embu county.
The nurse alleged to have committed the crime has since been arrested.
The form one girl had been admitted to Ngurumbani Medical Centre in Embu for treatment after developing health problems.
Mbeere South Subcounty police commander Gregory Mutiso said that after the girl was raped, she informed her father who told the police leading to the arrest of the suspect.
“The girl aged 20 years was admitted at the facility to receive treatment and the nurse is said to have raped her, we have arrested him and is currently held at Karaba police station,” said Mutiso.
According to K24 News, the girl taken to a public hospital where he was attended to and subjected to medical tests and was also given a P3 form.
Police are also investigating whether the nurse had administered sedative medicine to the girl before raping her.
According to the father of the girl, she had been admitted to the Private health facility with abdominal pains and the nurse was to examine her to ascertain the problem.
He said the nurse administered a certain jab to the girl and told her that he cannot leave her alone in the hospital bed because he needed close monitoring.
“The girls feared to inform me what happened but she opened up to one of my daughters in law that a nurse at the facility tricked her into his house at night on grounds that he needed close monitoring because of the jab he had administered on her and raped her,” said the father.
The nurse informed the girl that he was in fear that the drug administered would react at night.
After luring the girl to his house, the nurse told her to rest on the bed before raping her.