Adentan Circuit Court has sentenced a 25-year-old Togolese, to 20 years imprisonment[MO1] in hard labour for defiling and impregnating a class two pupil.
MawuenaAhava, also known as (aka) Togo, a mason, who defiled the 11-year-old girl, pleaded guilty to the charge of defilement.
The court, presided over by MrsSedinamAwoBalokah, convicted Ahava on his plea and sentenced him accordingly.
Chief Inspector Maxwell Lanyo, told the court that the victim was the complainant’s daughter.
The court heard that the complainant, victim and Ahavareside at Malejor near Adenta..
Chief InspLanyosaid Ahavaand complainant, are masons.
He said on October 27, this year, authorities of the victim’s school informed the complainant that the girl was pregnant.
Chief InspLanyosaid when the complainant quizzed the victim, she told him that Ahava was responsible for the pregnancy.
The prosecution said the complainant reported the matter to the police at Oyibi, and Ahava was arrested.
It said the complainant was given a medical form to seek medical care for the victim. – GNA