General News of Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Assin Gangan L/A basic school pupil’s teacher Michael Ampong, is currently in the grips of Assin Fosu police for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old Junior High School (JHS) 2 student.
Narrating her ordeal to Adom News’ Alfred Amoh, the victim (name withheld) said she has been dating the teacher for some time now.
According to her, the teacher has offered to help her overcome her deficiency in a subject and cater for her due to financial difficulties.
She said the teacher, one afternoon took advantage of her, lured her into his room and had sex with her.
The victim said when they returned to classes the next day, upon seeing her, the teacher repeated the act and told her not to tell anybody.
He said the teacher repeated the act on countless occasions resulting in the pregnancy.
“I was seeing the teacher for some time now. Initially I didn’t want to accept his proposal but he promised to take care of me and in fact, he has been helping me with money. Anything I demand from him, he gives me.
“He invited me to his place one afternoon and just when I got there he lured me and had sex with me and he has been having sex with me ever since which later resulted in pregnancy” she cried.
The victim said after she informed the teacher of the pregnancy, he gave her GHC100 to abort it.
The situation, she said became worse and was rushed to the hospital by her family members for treatment.
According to the victim, she has regretted her action.
Meanwhile, the Public Relations Officer for Assin North Educational directorate, Nana Kuntu Asare said the matter is still under investigation.
He revealed that the teacher in question is an employee of the Youth Employment Agency.
But the Assin Fosu Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Henry B. M Bacho though confirmed the incident, refused to comment on it claiming the teacher suspect, who is currently in police custody is being investigated.