A 66-year-old Dutch man was arrested in Kenya for sexually assaulting multiple underage girls in the African country. Hans V. is accused of “defiling” three girls, aged 8, 9, and 10 years, in 2016, the Kenyan police said on Twitter.
According to the police, V. was arrested in Kasarani by detectives from the Child Protection Unit on Thursday. He will appear in court on Friday.
#ARRESTED|Mr.Hans Egon Dieter Vriens, a Dutch national, who defiled three girls aged 8, 9 & 10years in 2016 and disappeared for 2 years, was arrested today in Kasarani by Detectives from the Child Protection Unit &Transnational Organized Crime Unit. To appear in court tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/1Dj4ovc5kZ
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) November 1, 2018
In 2002 Vriens was charged with sexually assaulting a then 14-year-old girl in Kenya, but was acquitted of the crime, NU.nl reports. He ran an orphanage in the African country. Whether the girls Vriens is accused of assaulting in 2016 stayed in his orphanage, is not clear. NL Times