A 24-year-old tiler who was arrested for defiling a minor at Agyiriganor has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court.

Akorlatsey Kofi Adams pleaded guilty to the charge of defilement.
The Court presided over by Christiana Cann, convicted Adams on his own plea and sentenced him accordingly.

Prosecuting Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Agnes Boafo said the complainant is a trader residing at Agyiriganor.

The complainant is the mother of the victim. Adams resides at Ashaiman.

Prosecution said on October 15, this year, at about 8:00 pm, the victim left home unceremoniously.

The Prosecutor said the victim, however, returned home on October 22 (about a week later) in the evening, and was asked by the complainant where she had been.

DSP Boafo said the victim informed the complainant that on October 15, this year, accused lured her to his residence and he had countless rounds of unprotected sex with her.

Prosecution said the victim further indicated that accused after the acts, warned her not inform anyone.

According to the prosecutor, the complainant subsequently reported the matter to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) at the Airport Police Station for investigations.

Prosecution said personnel of DOVVSU issued to the complainant a medical report form to seek medical care for the victim.

Adams was arrested and an investigation caution statement was obtained from him.


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