Man gets  8 years for defiling girl,12

Nicholas Boakye, alias Kwame Antwi Boasiako, a 28-year-old excavator operator, has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment by a Cape Coast Circuit Court for defiling a 12-year-old girl in Assin-Akropong in the Assin-Fosu Municipality of the Central Region.

The convict pleaded guilty to defilement at the court presided over by MrsDorinda Smith Arthur.

Chief Inspector Gilbert Anyongo, the prosecutor, named the complainant as Madam Mavis Mensah, mother of the victim, a trader, who resides at Assin-Akropong with the daughter and convict.

The court hard that the victim always asked Boakye for money anytime she met him.

Chief InspAnyongo said on February 9, the victim who was in school, went for break outside the school compound and saw the convict at a joint watching television.

The girl asked for one cedi from Boakye and Boakyeasked her to follow him to his house for more money to buy eggs.

Chief InspAnyongosaid when the girl followed the convict home, he had sex with her and gave her five cedis.

The court heard that Auntie Wolesaw the girl coming out of the convict’s room, and when she questioned the girl, she said that Boakye had sex with her.

Chief InspAnyongosaid Auntie Wole informed the complainant about the case, and a report was made to the police at Assin-Fosu.He said a police medical form was given to the complainant to take the victim to the hospital.

Prosecution said the police arrested Boakyeand he admitted the offence in his caution statement. -GNA

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