Lab technician remanded for allegedly causing ‘abortion’ on girl, 17

A female laboratory technician has appeared before Accra Circuit Court for allegedly administering drugs to cause an ‘abortion’ on a 17-year-old girl, at Abeka, Accra.

Susan Owusu, 36, has been charged with conspiracy to commit crime to wit abortion.

The court presided over by Mrs Patricia Amponsah preserved Susan’s plea and remanded her into custody pending investigations into the matter.

The victim is currently on admission at the Police Hospital and the suspect is expected to reappear on January 24.

Meanwhile, Mallam Mohammed, the victim’s boyfriend, who is being accused of conspiracy, and an accomplice are at large.

Chief Inspector Kofi Atimbire prayed the court to reserve Susan’s plea andher lawyer prayed the court to admit his client to bail

Mohammed is allegedly bought drugs for the victim (name withheld) to terminate the pregnancy of the victim.

Mohammed took the victim to a clinic at Abeka and Susan, who was manning the clinic, gave the victim drugs,which she took and bleed and the fetus was aborted. -GNA

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