By Joyce Danso, GNA
Accra, Oct. 17, GNA – An Accra Circuit Court
has sentenced Samuel Donkor, a 32 year old photographer who defiled his
eleven-year-old step daughter at Weija in Accra to 15-years imprisonment.
This was after Donkor was found guilty by the
Court, presided over by Mrs Jane Harriet Akweley Quaye who read out the
The case of prosecuting Chief Inspector Kofi
Atimbire was that the complainant was the biological mother of the victim who
was in class four.
The convict, prosecution said was also a
barber and a stepfather to the victim.
The complainant on February 25, last year, at
about 09:00 hours, dressed up the victim and her small sister for church.
Prosecution said the victim returned from
church at about 12:30 pm and met Donkor sleeping in their room.
According to prosecution, the victim greeted
Donkor and went to change her dress into a casual wear and waited for her
mother to return from the market.
Prosecution said the victim and her little
sister went to their veranda to eat. Whiles eating, Donkor called the victim to
come into the room.
The victim rushed into their single room
apartment and met the convict standing by his bed. Donkor instructed the victim
to undress and lay on the bed but the victim refused.
Chief Inspector Kofi Atimbire said Donkor
persistently threatened to beat the victim if she refused to do what he had
The prosecutor said the victim became afraid
and laid on the bed and Donkor forcefully had sex with her. After the act,
Donkor warned her not to inform her mother about the sexual act else she will
When the victim’s mother return from the
market, she saw the victim sitting down in the room looking moody and Donkor
was also watching television.
Prosecution said the complainant enquired from
the victim what was wrong but she declined to talk. Later when Donkor stepped
out, the victim narrated her ordeal to her mother.
The complainant waited the whole day so she
could quiz Donkor about the act but he did not show up until he was nabbed by