Nigerian remanded for impregnating 15-year-old girl

A 22-year-old Nigerian has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for impregnating a 15-year old girl, at Agbogboloshie.

Edah Great, a trader, charged with defilement, had his plea reserved.

Prosecuting, Chief Inspector Kofi Atimbire prayed the court to remand the accused person to enable the police to conduct further investigations into the matter.

The court, presided over by Mrs Rita Abrokwah-Doko, remanded Great into police custody to reappear on November 8.

The case, according to prosecution, is that the complainant is a trader residing at Korle-Gonno, Accra, whereas the victim is the complainant’s niece.

 Prosecution said Great resides at Agbogboloshie and in the early part of the year, (2019) the victim arrived in Accra from Kpassa in the Oti Region, to learn a trade.

The victim worked with a woman as a food vendor assistant at Agbogboloshie.

Prosecution said the victim became Great’s girlfriend and the two had been living together for the past seven months, and Great had sex with the victim and she became pregnant.

When the victim became pregnant, she informed the complainant and he (complainant) caused the arrest of Great and a medical form was issued to the victim to undergo medical examination. – GNA

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