Wednesday 31st August, 2016
Accra Aug. 31, GNA –
A 20-year driver, who is accused of defiling a 10-year old girl more than seven
times in the absence of her mother at Mallam, has appeared before an Accra
Enoch Seidu, charged
with defilement, pleaded not guilty but was remanded into lawful custody by the
court presided over by Mrs Ruby Naa Akweley Qauison to reappear on September
The prosecutor Chief
Inspector Grace Bandoh told the court that complainant Madam Akua Afriyie is a
trader and a mother of the victim and lives at Mallam as the accused.
During the month of
June this year, the complainant left home to the market leaving the victim
prosecution in the absence of the complainant, Seidu sent the victim to go and
buy him sachet water and mosquito coil.
When the victim
returned the accused asked her to bring it into his room. Siedu succeeded in
having sex with the victim and warned her not tell anyone, including her
anytime the victim’s mother was away accused had sex with the victim for more
than seven times until the victim got sick.
Bandoh when the victim mother quizzed her she informed her about the ordeal
that the accused had been taking her through.
confronted the accused and he admitted the act and pleaded with her for an
Prosecution said the
accused requested that the victim be sent to the hospital for examination out
of which GH¢ 1,200 cedis was incurred as cost of medical expenses.
Seidu paid GH¢ 500
cedis and promised to pay the rest later but he failed.
The matter was
reported to the Police and another medical form was issued and a report on the
victim indicated that her hymen had been broken.