Man attempts to rape co-tenant

Oscar Anettey Abbey, 45, fisherman, was said to have entered the room of the female co-tenant, smeared pomade in-between her buttocks after pulling his erected penis ostensibly to have sex with her, on August 23.

A man has been sentenced to six month imprisonment for indecent assault of a female co-tenant.

Abbey pleaded guilty to  the charge of causing unlawful damage, unlawful entry and indecent assault.

The court presided by Mrs. Rubby Naa Akweley Quaison, ordered him to  pay for the repairs of the trap door costing GH¢80, in default serve a day’s imprisonment. The sentences are to run concurrently.

According to the court, in sentencing Abbey, it took into consideration his plea for mitigation.

The tenant was sleeping half-naked in her room at James Town when Abbey broke in and conducted his nefarious act.

Prosecuting, Detective Inspector Kofi Atimbire said the complainant was a 25-year woman.

On August 23, at about 02:30 hours while the complainant was fast asleep in her room, Abbey used an implement to cut the net of her trap door, entered into the room and found half naked on her bed.

Prosecution said Abbey quickly picked up the complainant’s Queen Elizabeth Cocoa Butter crème close to her television set and smeared it in-between her buttocks.

Detective Inspector Atimbire said the woman felt some sensation and woke up to find him standing by her bed with his penis erect.

The woman raised the alarm and chased him out of her room.  He was arrested, but he managed to escaped on the way to the Police Station at James Town.

The matter was reported to the Police and he was re-arrested   GNA

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