A 22-year-old driver’s mate has been remanded into police custody by the circuit court at Asante Juaben for defiling a 15-year-old Junior High School (JHS) girl, at Kenyase-Bosore in the Kwabre East Municipality.
Abdul GaniruAdamu was said to have defiled the girl in her parents’ bedroom and stole money and valuable items from the room.
He pleaded not guilty and would reappear before the court presided over by Nana AsantewaaAttakorah, on May 13.
Police Chief Inspector Effah told the court that the complainant was the father of the victim.
Prosecution said the victim resides with her parents at Bosore, while accused was a former employee of the complainant.
Chief InspEffahsaid last year, accused went to the complainant’s house and met the victim and her three-year-old sister.
The court heard that accused lured the JHS girl into her parents’ room, had sexual intercourse with her leaving her bleeding and tied the victim unto the bed and gagged her.
Chief InspEffah accused ransacked the room,stole GH¢12, 000, belonging to the complainant, and bolted.
According to prosecution, the victim managed to untangle herself and informed some young men, who were working at a house in the neighbourhood.
Chief InspEffah said the case was reported to the police at Kenyasi, and accused was arrested at Meduma adding that accused admitted the offence in his cautioned statement -GNA.