Gideon Offei Duodoo, a 26-year-old music and information communication technology (ICT) teacher of Great Lamptey Mills
School, has been arrested by the Police for raping a nine-year-old pupil of the school.
Master Gideon is languishing in the cells of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service for reportedly having a series of wild bouts of sex with the class four pupil of the school, at their school toilet when the school had closed.
Briefing DAILY GUIDE, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit, Chief Inspector Irene Oppong, indicated that on 20th MarchÃ‚Â 2010, the mother of the victim, name withheld, noticed some changes in the way the victim walked.
She said the mother interrogated the victim but she refused to tell the truth.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“The mother also observed that the victim frequently urinated indiscriminately and she interrogated her for the second time with threats that she would take her to the hospital for medical check up.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Chief Inspector Irene Oppong averred that the victim then confessed that her music teacher had had a series of sexual intercourse with her at the school toilet.
The DOVVSU official disclosed that the mother then took the victim to the Achimota Hospital where it was confirmed that the victim had been defiled.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“A report was lodged at the Tesano Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit, whereupon Gideon Offei Duodoo was picked up to help the police in their investigations.Ã¢â‚¬Â
She stated that when the victim was interrogated by the police, she affirmed that the suspect had raped her and that he started having sex with her since September last year.
Chief Inspector Irene Oppong intimated that the police had taken the victim through counselling and she is now doing well while investigation into the matter continues.
By Linda Tenyah