A manhunt has been launched for a male nurse who tried to take advantage of a female patient in her hospital bed in Makueni County.
The incident happened at night while all other patients were deep asleep after he sneaked through the cover of darkness and started fondling the victim.
According to mitego.co.ke digital news media platform, the police report indicate the suspect wanted to forcefully indulge in the act with the form four girl who had been admitted at the facility.
The victim according to a police statement says that she had been asleep after a doctor administered some sleeping pills due to the pain she was feeling after falling ill when she suddenly felt someone touching her.
She at first thought it was a routine checkup but noticed something was amiss when the male nurse started undressing her in a provocative manner forcing the victim to shout for help.
This forced the culprit to escape into the darkness after security guards came to check on the commotion. Police have identified leads that could help in the arrest.