This Follows a series of mysterious disappearances of female inner garments reported in the area.
For several weeks, there have been rising cases of women reporting the disappearance of their innerwear from the hanging lines at night upon which they launched a searching exercise from one house to another within the village.
On Monday, the man was found with female underwear in his house.
According to Tegeyat village elder Kiptanui Ronoh, the suspect was nabbed with 20 women’s underwear and another type of clothes wrapped in bags.
The suspect, Joel Kimurgor confessed to having stolen underwear from different houses in the village so as to please his girlfriend who had requested him to buy new undergarments for her as a way of showing love.
Sarah Kibet, a resident of Tegeyat village condemned the incident saying that it was an abomination in the Kalenjin community to steal undergarments, adding that it was commonly practised by witch doctors and sorcerers.