Two Junior High School (JHS) teachers at Kasoa in the Central Region have been arrested by the police for separately defiling two of their pupils.
The suspects are 27 year-old Information Technology (IT) teacher, Abdul Wahab-Bin Abubakar, of the Lord’s Shine International School at Kasoa who reportedly defiled a 14-year-old pupil of the said school and a 22 year-old Religious and Moral Education (RME) teacher, Michael Adjei, of Ideal Academy Preparatory School, at Ngleshie Amanfrom Top Town, who reportedly defiled a 15 year-old pupil of the school.
Briefing the media about the arrests, the Kasoa DOVVSU Commander, DSP Florence Anaman, said suspect Adjei impregnated his 15-year-old victim after he allegedly had force sex with her at his residence on a Sunday night during light-out in the area.
She said the victim had earlier turned down the teacher’s love proposal.
DSP Annaman narrated that after the girl had got pregnant and realized that her mother had detected it, she (victim) became afraid and ran away from the house,
She said a report was lodged to the police about the sudden disappearance of the girl and a day later, she (victim) was seen by a certain man who knew the family and brought (victim) home and upon interrogation the victim confessed that she had gone to do an abortion.
She said the mother of the victim took her to a health facility the next day after realizing that all was not well with her daughter.
The police officer indicated that at the hospital, it was revealed that all the foetus did not come out after the abortion hence her sickness.
DSP Annaman stated that the victim was queried and in the process she confessed that she had been defiled by her teacher, Michael Adjei.
According to her, the suspects were arrested after the reports and that they are being processed for court, giving the assurance that the law shall take its course.
BY Melvin Tarlue