Actor Nick Mutuma has been touted as one the most handsome actor in Kenya which, obviously, means he attracts women like moths to flames. Why a celebrity of Mutuma’s stature would want to force himself on women makes one wonder what the less desirable men are bound to do. But cases of talented men taking advantage of vulnerable women are well documented.
We take a look at Kenyan politicians and celebrities who have been accused of forcing themselves on women.
His name made heavy circulation on social media after Koome Gitubo him of forcing himself on his girlfriend. The actor denied the allegations saying he was: ‘extremely distressed that I’m being linked to this. I am passionate about creating an environment where women feel – and are – safe and respected. I would like to speak to @koomegitobu and his gf directly’.
Joe Muchiri-Media Personality
Barely two hours after Nick’s shenanigans had been exposed; another victim of a predatory celebrity shared her story on twitter. A lady recounted how Capital FM Joe Muchiri put his hands in her privates after she refused to take alcohol. In her words: I refused and when I sat down he put his hands between my thighs and grabbed my va@@@.
Ahmednasir Abdullahi-Senior Counsel
The senior counsel was accused in 2013 during a parliamentary committee chaired by former Ainabkoi MP Samuel Chepkonga that he sexually molested two women who were seeking his professional assistance in divorce proceedings. According to businessman Samuel Chepkonga, the lawyer harassed the women in exchange for favorable rulings.
Gideon Mwiti- Ex-Imenti Central MP
A business lady accused the former Imenti Central MP of forcibly testing her for HIV before raping her in his office. She was meeting the MP to discuss a business deal at rather ungodly hours. The case is still in court.
Julius Ole Sunkuli
Former Minister of State in the Office of the President, Julius ole Sunkuli, was accused of molesting two teenage girls. The girls were only 13 and 15 years when the former Minister was accused of raping them.