A student of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has been remanded in prison custody by the Agona Swedru Circuit Court, for defiling a 12- year-old girl.
Mark Ndemohe-Owusu, a Level 300 student, pleaded not guilty and would report on January 20.
Police Chief Inspector Ivey Agadia told the court, presided over by Justice Hannah-Abigail Animah Asare, that on November 21, 2015, a complaint was made at the Winneba Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit that the accused had defiled the victim.
According to the prosecution, the victim fell sick and her parents took her to the Winneba Government Hospital and upon examination, it was detected that she was two months pregnant. When interrogated, she mentioned the accused as the one who violated her.
The accused person was arrested and after investigation, arraigned before court.