23-year-old man in court for defiling girl, 14

Charles Frimpong, a 23-year-old man, has appeared before the Accra Circuit Court charged with defilement.

He and three others currently at large were said to have allegedly had sex with a 14-year-old girl.

Prosecuting, Chief Inspector Kofi Atimbire told the court presided by Mr. Aboagye Tandoh that the accused lured a 14-year-old and had sex with her in a school near Lapaz, Accra.

He said on October 30 at 3am Frimpong spotted the girl crying in front of the school and when he  asked what the problem was the victim stated two young men forcibly had sex with her and collected her GH¢10.

Chief Insp. Atimbire told the court Frimpong promised to collect the money from her assailants.

He said the accused took the victim to a spot in Lapaz and said he was going to get her some food to eat.

However, when he returned, he saw another man trying to have sex with the girl and he rescued her.

The court heard that the suspect got injured on his lips during the scuffle.

Thereafter, the prosecutor said that Frimpong took the girl to a brothel near the school where the two young men forcibly had sex with her.

He said after the sexual intercourse, the accused asked the victim to see him off to the police station and she obliged.

The prosecutor said upon reaching the police station the suspect identified him as the man who assaulted him when he tried to have sex with the victim and he was arrested.

He said the victim narrated her ordeal to the police, adding that the accused admitted the offence in his caution statement.

By Malik Sullemana

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