Lab technician abortion case adjourned to Feb 22

An Accra Circuit Court adjourned to February 22, the case in which a laboratory technician administered drug to cause an abortion on a 17-year-old girl at Abeka, Accra.
The court, presided over by Patricia Asamoah also granted GHC50,000 bail with two sureties, to be justified, to accused, Susan Owusu.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge of conspiracy to commit crime to wit abortion.
Meanwhile Mallam Mohammed, the boyfriend of accused, who is being held over a charge of conspiracy, is still at large.
Mohammed is said to have bought drugs for the victim (name withheld) to be used for the termination the pregnancy.
Mohammed allegedly took the victim to a clinic at Abeka on January 7, this year, and Susan, who was manning the clinic gave the victim certain drugs and instructed her to take them at dawn to terminate the pregnancy.
The victim took the drugs, and she began to bleed profusely and in the process, the fetus dropped. The matter was later reported to the police and Susan was arrested.

BY RAISSA SAMBOU

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