Drivers’ mate remanded for sexually abusing five-year-old girl

A 24-year-old drivers’ mate, who allegedly sexually abused a five-year-old girl in an uncompleted wooden structure at Teiman has been remanded into police custody by an Accra Circuit Court.


Ebenezer Adjei, who was charged with indecent assault, pleaded not guilty, and is expected to reappear on August 20, before the court presided by Mrs.Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku.


Chief Inspector Judith B. Asante told the court that the complainant is a driver residing at Teiman, near Adenta, with his daughter, who is the victim.


Prosecuting said Adjei resides within the same vicinity with the complainant and the victim.


Chief Insp Asante said on July 24, this year, at about 6:30 p.m., the victim, a Kindergarten child was playing with her peers in front of their house, and Adjei lured her to an uncompleted wooden structure, and had sexual intercourse with the girl, and when a witness spotted him, he raised the alarm.


The prosecution said the accused was arrested and escorted to the Domestic Violence and Victim’s Unit (DOVVSU) at the Adenta Police Station, and a medical report form was issued to the complainant to seek treatment for the victim at a government hospital. – GNA


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