Man remanded for compelling minor to rub his penis

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By Joyce Danso, GNA

Accra Sept. 14, GNA –
A laboratory technician who allegedly compelled a 16 -year old boy to rub his
penis until he ejaculated has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged
with indecent assault.

Eric Owusu, in the
company of his counsel, pleaded not guilty.

The court presided
over by Mrs Ruby Naa Adjeley Quaison has remanded Owusu, 27, into lawful
custody to reappear on September 27.

This was after the
court had turned down a bail application put in by defense counsel Mr Isaac
Owusu.

Detective Inspector
Kofi Atimbire told the court that a 42 -year old driver residing at
Kporbikorpe, near Sapieman is the complainant. Owusu also resides at Sapieman
in Accra.

The victim resides
with complainant who is also his step-father. On August 21, this year at about
0900 hours Owusu approached the victim at St John near Dome when he went to
purchase Cerelac at the accused persons shop.

Prosecution said the
accused persons approached the victim that he wanted him to be his friend hence
demanded the victims telephone number.

Detective Inspector
Atimbire said the following day, at about 0600 hours Owusu called the victim to
meet him at Macedonia junction for them to go to St John’s together where the
victim’s mother also sells her ware.

According to
prosecution, Owusu met the victim at Macedonia Junction at 12:00 mid-day and
told him to accompany him to the house so could dress properly before they set
off.

They both entered
the accused person’s room and Owusu offered him seat. Owusu then locked the
door and demanded to have anal sex with the victim, prosecution said.

Detective Inspector
Atimbire said the accused person took a knife on top of his refrigerator and
placed it on the table threatening that “he should allow him have anal sex with
him if he actually wanted to leave the room.”

According to
prosecution the accused person poured a cream into the victim palm and asked
him to rob the cream on his penis until he ejaculates and he did.

Prosecution said the
victim alleged that accused person further threatened to have anal sex with him
and asked him to remove his trousers and lie on the bed.

Victim alleged that
out of fear, he removed his penis and inserted the accused person’s anus.

After the act,
prosecution said the victim went home and informed his parents and formal
complaint lodged with the Domestic Violence and Victim’s Support Unit at
Amasaman. The victim was therefore issued with a medical form to seek medical
attention.

GNA

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