Cop Rapes Cop Saga: ‘I Didn’t Rape Her, It Was With Her Consent…I Even Gave Her GHC 15’

The Finder’s investigations have revealed that Lance Corporal Isaac Kwaako, who is being investigated for rape, has told investigators that he had the consent of the wife of his friend he allegedly raped.

According to our investigations, the suspect told investigators that he gave the victim GH¢ 20 after the inci­dent.

Lance Corporal Kwaako of the Nungua District Police, who is in po­lice cells accused of raping the wife of another Lance Corporal, from infor­mation gathered, has told investigators that the sexual intercourse was of mu­tual consent and that he gave the vic­tim GH¢ 15 for transportation after the act.

According to the suspect, the lady, who sells popular local beverage ‘sobolo’, and her husband usually visit him and he also reciprocates the gesture.

Confirming the incident, DSP Free­man Tettey, Public Relations Officer of the Accra Regional Police Com­mand, said on Tuesday, March 18 that Lance Corporal Kwaako called the victim to bring him ‘sobolo’ worth Gh¢5 at the Nungua Shell Filling Station.

The suspect is said to have asked the victim to accompany him to the house, where he would pay her the money.

At the house, the suspect is said to have offered the victim a seat in the sitting room and engaged her in a short conversation.

DSP Tettey said the victim told the police that Lance Corporal Kwaako started fondling her but she objected to the act. Consequently, the suspect is said to have grabbed the victim, dragged her to the bedroom and raped her.

The victim told the police that she called for help but to no avail, and after the act, the suspect gave her GH¢ 15 and told her to deduct the Gh¢5 tor the sobolo’ and use the re­maining GH¢ 15 for transport home.

The victim broke the news to the husband on the dawn of March 19 and the husband reported the incident to the Nungua District Police Command, who forwarded the case to the Domes­tic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Kpeshie Divisional Police Command.

DOVVSU detained Lance Corpo­ral Kwaako at the Teshie Police Sta­tion for investigations. Police are waiting for medical re­port to continue with investigations.

The Finder’s investigation indi­cates that the suspect is a close friend of the victim’s husband (name with­held), who also happens to be a Police Lance Corporal.

The investigations also revealed that the victim is a married woman with one child while the suspect, on the other hand, is said to have been re­cently married and has no child yet.

The two Lance Corporals have been close friends for some time now and both live in separate rented apart­ments at Nungua.

The suspect, the victim and her husband are all said to be in their 20s