3 Men Accused of Raping Girl Ordered Jailed After Outcry

April 13, 2015 10:04 PM

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A court in the western Kenya town of Busia has sentenced three men to 15 years in jail for gang raping a 16-year-old girl and dumping her into a pit latrine, a civil rights group said Monday.

The three are alleged to be part of a group of six men who gang-raped the girl and had been given the punishment of cutting grass by police before an international outcry led to the harsher punishment by the courts.

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