Wendy Kemunto has finally publicly opened up on her pregnancy after she was sexually assaulted by Frank Wanyama and Alex Mahaga.
The rugby duo assaulted Kemunto in April 2018 the case was highlighted but the suspects pleaded innocent on the charges.
Wanyama and Mahaga were sentenced to 15 years in prison in August 2019, they have appealed the decision.
Speaking about her ordeal during an interview with Grace Msalame, Kemunto said she decided to keep the pregnancy she conceived after the sexual assault.
“ACCEPTING TO KEEP THE BABY WAS A JOURNEY AT FIRST I DID NOT WANT TO KEEP IT BECAUSE I FELT IT WAS UNFAIR. BUT AFTER SPEAKING TO OTHER PEOPLE WHO HAD BEEN THROUGH THE SAME ORDEAL AS I HAD I CHOSE TO KEEP IT. I REALIZED IT WAS NOT THE CHILD’S FAULT.” kemunto opened up.
Kemunto added that she decided to keep the child as she felt God might have decided to bless her with a child, despite the nature in which it was conceived.
‘I DECIDED THAT GOD HAD OPTED TO BLESS ME WITH A CHILD DESPITE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH IT CAME.
IT WAS A DIFFICULT PREGNANCY
Wendy Kemunto said that it was not easy dealing with the pregnancy because the rape story was all over social media and so that was her stress point and that affected her.
Because of that, she lost the baby.
AN UNEXPECTED MISCARRIAGE. WE RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL BECAUSE IT HAD STARTED HAPPENING (MISCARRIAGE) AT HOME.’
Kemunto said that the doctors decided to remove the foetus because it was harmful to her.
“THE MISCARRIAGE WAS BECAUSE OF THE STRESS AND THE ENVIRONMENT I WAS IN AT THE TIME.”
She says it was so bad after losing her child she did not want to see babies.
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