Securityman defiles ‘pure water’ seller

Kofi Appiah, 20, a security man, who allegedly had sex with a 12-year-old girl in a vehicle at Atomic Junction, near Madina, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.

Appiah is said to have bought sachet water from the victim but refused to pay and the victim in her bid to collect her money was defiled by Appiah.

Appiah who was changed for defilement has pleaded guilty.

The Court, presided over by Mrs.  Ruby Naa Adjeley Quaison, has remanded Appiah into police custody for sentencing on March 15.

Prosecuting, Detective Inspector Judith B. Asante, said the complainant is a pantry man, who resides at Atomic Junction, with his family, including the victim.

According to the prosecutor, the accused person, is a security man who works at a car park in the same area.

On February 23, this year, at about 10pm, the victim was selling sachet water in the neighbourhood when Appiah purchased one and refused to pay for it.

The victim, according to the prosecutor, attempted to take her money and Appiah lured her into a parked vehicle and had sex with her.

A witness, who saw the victim, reported the matter to the victim’s parents and when the victim’s parents reached the scene, Appiah had bolted.

The accused was later apprehended and handed over to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU).

The victim was issued with a medical form to attend hospital for examination and treatment and the report of the victim was submitted to the police.


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