Police officers are hunting for a man suspected of defiling and impregnating his two daughters in Kirinyaga County.

Reports indicated that the man who is a church elder from Raimugaa village in Ndia constituency went into hiding after a relative notified police about the case.

The man is said to have been threatening his wife against reporting his misdeeds, sparking fear in his family.

According to reports, the man first defiled and impregnated his 16-year-old daughter but the case was not reported after he allegedly threatened the wife.

The teenager has a seven-month-old baby, allegedly from the defilement.

An aunt took matters in her hands and took the girl to the chief where she was instructed to record a statement with the police.

Afterwards, authorities took the girls to the hospital where medics found that the teenager was 5 months pregnant.

When the girl was questioned, she indicated that her father was responsible for the pregnancy.