The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) has arrested a 30-year-old man at Okorase a Community close to Koforidua within the Eastern region for abducting a 14-year-old woman and defiling her.

Experiences acknowledged that regardless of pleas from the girl, the person who’s a carpenter allegedly held the girl for 5 days and sexually abused her.

The suspect, Keteku Enock Yaw had sexual activity along with her 4 instances a day and locked her within the room, the sufferer narrated to Accra-based Starr FM.

She stated “He had sexual activity with me 4 instances every day. He locks me within the room every time he’s leaving to work. He purchased meals for me once a day. Bled throughout the first day. Now I really feel ache. He purchased some attire for me that once I give birth then wear them.”

The mother of the victim who’s a prophetess desires the suspect to be punished.

The suspect was arraigned earlier than the Koforidua Circuit Courtroom ‘B’ on Tuesday, September 8, 2021.

The Prosecuting Officer Chief Inspector Richmond Keelson studying the case stated the complainant within the case who stays with the sufferer traveled to Nkawkaw to attend a funeral on August 27, 2021, and left the sufferer within the care of her sister.

She was knowledgeable upon arrival on August 30, 2021, that the sufferer had not returned residence since she went out on August 28, 2021.

Throughout the search of the whereabouts of the sufferer, her gown was discovered hanging on a dry line within the hall of the accused individual’s room in the identical neighborhood.

The accused came out of the room when the door was knocked. The complainant and a witness within the case compelled themselves into the room solely to see the sufferer mendacity on the mattress of the accused individual.

He stated the accused was arrested and handed over to DOVVSU. The sufferer stated the accused had sexual activity along with her and locked her within the room every time he went out.

The accused admitted having sexual activity with the sufferer solely twice.

A police medical report was issued to the sufferer which a medical physician confirmed that the sufferer has been defiled.

The accused was charged with abduction and defilement when put earlier than the courtroom.


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