Hearing for accused Inman police chief rescheduled

Mike Akins

Inman Police Chief Mike Leland Akins Jr. is accused of abusing three girls and one boy, all under the age of 14, and the alleged crimes were reported to have happened between December 2008 and December 2009.

He is charged with one count of rape of a child, 12 counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, two counts of aggravated indecent solicitation of a child, one count of indecent solicitation of a child, one count of lewd and lascivious behavior, and two counts of misdemeanor battery. Six of those charges, if he’s convicted, could result in sentences of life in prison.

Originally Akins was to have his preliminary hearing this month. Now it has been rescheduled for 9 a.m. March 26 in McPherson County District Court, according to a Hutchinson News report.

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