A court in Eldoret has sentenced a herder to two years behind bars after he pleaded guilty of having an unnatural act with a cow using a condom.
Billy Kipchumba Koech, 23 appeared before Eldoret Principal Magistrate Caroline Wattimah.
He pleaded guilty to having an unnatural act with an animal contrary to section 162(b) of the penal code.
The charge sheet stated that he committed the offense on September 11, 2023, at Seretio village in Moiben Sub County within Uasin Gishu County.
The prosecution told the court that the owner of the cow went to his animal shed after he heard a commotion and found his cow bleeding from its reproductive organ bleeding.
On examining the shed, the owner found a used condom. He also found the accused with cow dung on his trousers around the front zip area.
While appearing before the magistrate the accused pleaded guilty and alleged that he was tempted by the devil to engage the cow in such a heinous act.