The Sekondi-Takoradi Director of Social Welfare Department, Madam Deborah Daisey Kwabia, has expressed disgust over increasing impregnation of mentally derailed women in the Metropolis by unidentified men.
She said the Department had recorded three pregnant mad women in the metropolis this year and her outfit was providing safety abode for them to deliver. peacefully.
Madam Kwabia told the media in Takoradi on Wednesday that it was a worrying situation because the Department had to use its scarce resources to cater for such disadvantaged persons and that after delivery the Department had to cater for their needs.
GNA investigations revealed that some unscrupulous men had sexual intercourse with these mad women for spiritual purposes or “juju” in order to increase their fortunes.
Some residents told the GNA that some men lured the mad women to isolated and dark places at night and engaged them in several bouts of sex.
Also, a three-month old baby was abandoned at a refuse dump at Kojokrom near Takoradi on February 16.
A Good Samaritan found him and took the baby to the Sekondi Police Station and was subsequently sent to the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital but died two days later.