Steel Bender held for Defilement


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George Anane a 40 year old steel bender on Monday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly defiling a six year old girl at Amasaman after sending her to buy him charcoal.

By
Joyce Danso, GNA
               

Accra, Aug. 22, GNA
– George Anane a 40 year old steel bender on Monday appeared before an Accra
Circuit Court for allegedly defiling a six year old girl at Amasaman after
sending her to buy him charcoal.

Anane charged with
defilement pleaded not guilty at the court presided over by Mrs Ruby Naa
Adjeley Quaison and was remanded into police custody pending further
investigations into the matter.

He is expected to
reappear on September 5.

Prosecuting
Detective Inspector Kofi Atimbire told the court that the complainant is a 27
year old unemployed living at Opah, near Amasaman in Accra whiles the accused
person also resides in the same area.

He said on July 29,
this year the victim while passing in front of the accused person’s house to
buy charcoal when he called her to buy some for him and gave her GH¢ 2.00.

When the victim
brought the charcoal, Anane dragged her into his room and defiled her.

Anane, according to
prosecution gave the victim GH¢2.00.00 and warned her not to tell anyone. The
victim kept the ordeal to herself when she returned home.

However the victim
on the same day visited her grandmother and around 21:30 hours the same day,
while the victim was asleep the grandmother observed a foul smell on the victim
and examined her.

Prosecution said the
granny observed an injury in the victim’s vagina and it was at this juncture
that she told her what the accused person had done to her.

The complainant
reported to the Police at Amasaman and medical form was issued to her to send
the victim to the hospital whiles Anane was arrested.

GNA


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