Farmer on 40,000 bail for defilement


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By Daniel Akwasi
Nuako, GNA

Bibiani(WN),
Sept 16, GNA – The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Circuit has granted Kwame Affi, a
farmer, bail in the sum of GH¢40,000.00 with three sureties, one to be justified
for allegedly defiling a 13-year old JHS 2 
girl at  Sefwi-Wenchi.

Affi
who pleaded not guilty would reappear in court on Wednesday 9 October, 2019.

Prosecuting
Police Chief Inspector Benjamin Owusu Agyemang, told the court presided over by
Owoahene Yaw Acheampong, that Affi live in the same vicinity with the
complainant and the victim at Sefwi Wenchi in Western North Region.

He
said sometime in July this year, Affi who jokingly calls the victim his wife
bought two cooked eggs from her at GH¢1.20 but gave her only one Ghana cedis.

Inspector
Acheampong said Affi then told the victim to follow him to his house for her
twenty pesewas for which the victim obliged.

He
said when they got to the room of Affi he sexually abused the victim and warned
her not to inform either her parents or his wife (Affi’s wife) if not she would
die.

According
to the Prosecutor, the victim who was afraid to die declined to disclose her
ordeal to anyone until she fell ill for days.

He
said it got to a point the victim could no longer contain her predicament and
narrated what had happened to her father and a complaint was lodged at the
Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service
at the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipality.

He
said a Police medical report was issued to him to send the victim to the
hospital for examination, treatment and report, which he did.

GNA


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