Witness hitch in Catholic priest’s sexual abuse case

Catholic priest Japheth Mwove Kimanzi when he was arraigned in a Kitui Court on December 3, 2015. PHOTO | KITAVI MUTUA| NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Father Japheth Mwove Kimanzi is accused of assaulting and causing grievous harm to the girl and her child as he attempted to cover-up infidelity due to his celibacy vows.

A Kitui court on Wednesday summoned several witnesses to testify in a case against a Catholic priest, who is alleged to have impregnated a student and attempted to kill her.

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