Rugby star Frank Wanyama has started his 15 years journey in prison. Wanyama, together with his counterpart Alex Malaba Olaba were found guilty of gang-raping upcoming artiste Wendy Kemunto.
Kemunto was raped on her birthday at Seefar Apartments in Highrise, Nairobi, on February 10 2018.
Through her social Instagram account, Kemunto said,
I WAS SLIPPING IN AND OUT OF CONSCIOUSNESS, MAYBE DUE TO SHOCK BUT I WAS HELPLESS. I COULD NOT FIGHT TWO MEN WHO PLAY RUGBY PROFESSIONALLY. OBVIOUSLY, THEY WERE STRONGER, HENCE, I LET THEM DO WHATEVER THEY WANTED TO DO THE WHOLE NIGHT,” SHE CLAIMED. “I COULD HAVE REPORTED THE CASE TO THE POLICE BUT I WAS IN DENIAL, SHOCK, PAIN AND EXHAUSTED. I DID NOT WANT TO REPORT ALSO BECAUSE OF THE PROFILE OF ONE OF THESE RUGBY PLAYERS.
The players’ careers have been dimmed and Frank Wanyama, was set to join a rugby team in Helsinki soon.
Wanyama was currently dating a Finnish woman identified as Sonja Sirvio. The two were so much in love. They were inseparable. Their social media accounts are filled with photos of each other.
On July 17 this year, Wanyama wished his heartbeat a happy birthday and his special message read,
A happy born day to my person @sonjasirvio 🐈.You’ve brought so much light and joy to my life and as you celebrate this special day may it bring the same kind of happiness and love. Yours 🍪🦁.
Last year, he also wished his mzungu bae a happy birthday and his message read;
A happy birthday to this blondie Nanjala Wanyonyi that I call mine. Through the storm and the CIRCUS you’ve always been a pillar of strength and a blessing that I will forever be grateful for. Comme vous devenez un an plus vieux et moins sage continuer à briller au reste du monde.