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Man jailed 15 years for defiling ex-girlfriend’s daughter

Man jailed 15 years for defiling ex-girlfriend's daughter

Man jailed 15 years for defiling ex-girlfriend’s daughter

Frank Kwaku Anokye, a trader, who defiled his ex-girlfriend’s

10-year-old daughter at Timber Market in Accra, has been

sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court.

Anokye, aka, Nyamekye, while in a relationship with the

victim’s mother, allegedly defiled the victim without the

knowledge of the mother. He pleaded not guilty to the

charge of Defilement.

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The court, presided over by Mrs Christina Cann, however,

found him guilty at the end of the trial and sentenced him accordingly.

Detective Sergeant Opoku Aniagyei, the Prosecutor, narrated that the

complainant was a 31-year-old trader residing at Timber Market

in Accra. Detective Sergeant Aniagyei said the trader, an ex-lover of the

complainant also resided in the same area.

The prosecution said when the complainant and accused were in

a relationship, the complainant got pregnant and when she was

due to deliver, the trader sent the complainant to her hometown

at Nsuta Kwamang in the Ashanti Region.

According to the Prosecutor, the complainant went along with the

victim and while the accused and the complainant were residing in

the same room, he had sex with the victim without complainant’s

knowledge. The court heard that, the Complainant after

delivery lost her baby so she and the victim came to Nsawam,

where the victim confided in her grandmother about his sexual act.

Due to that, the Prosecution said the complainant left the relationship

with the accused person and they both returned to Accra

and lived separately in the same area.

The Prosecutor said in January this year, the victim and her younger

brother went to his room to watch television and her brother slept.

The prosecution said the accused took advantage and defiled the

victim and after the act, warned the victim not to tell anyone

else he would kill her.

It said during the same month, the complainant was bathing the

victim and she complained of some pains in her lower abdomen.

The prosecution said when quizzed by the complainant,

she “let the cat out of the bag.“

It said on February 6, this year, the complainant reported the matter

to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit, Greater Accra Region,

and a medical form was issued to the complainant to seek medical

care for the victim on February 6, this year.

The prosecution said on March 1, this year, the accused person

was arrested by the Police.

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