The Police have arrested a 67-year old football coach for allegedly sodomizing a 17-year old boy (name withheld) at Tema.
Ignatius Hanyabui was said to have lured his victim into his house at Community 4 Ownership, after convincing him that he could train him to become a great player.
Briefing The Ghanaian Times on the incident on Thursday, the Community 1 District Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Victor Amedeker, said on February 6, the victim who hails from Nungua went to watch a colt’s football match at the Tema Development Corporation Park at Community 4.
He said after the match, the suspect was returning home when he saw the victim alone sitting at a spot near the park.
Chief Supt. Amedeker said the suspect was attracted by the victim’s demeanor and he engaged him in a conversation.
He said the suspect managed to convince the victim that he could train him to become a great footballer like the other stars who passed through his hands.
The suspect, he said then invited the victim to spend the night with him at his residence and he obliged.
Chief Supt. Amedeker said during the night, the suspect had sex with the victim through his anus but the victim who was not happy with the ordeal, discussed the issue with a friend who advised him to report the case to the Police.
The victim therefore reported the case to the Community 1 Police who sent him to the Tema General Hospital for treatment.
Chief Supt. Amedeker said the suspect would be put before court after investigations are completed.