A 22-year-old barber, Dodzi Agbo, has granted bail in the sum of GHC 20,000.00 with two sureties after appearing in court for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The court, presided over by Madam Priscilla Dikro, heard that the accused and the victim live in Tanyigbe Etoe, near Ho.
According to the prosecution, on April 13, 2018, the complainant who is the father of the victim, left the victim in the care of her sister and went for a funeral.
The prosecution said a little after dusk, Agbo lured the victim into his room and had sexual intercourse with her.
The prosecution said the victim could not walk properly as a result of the ordeal and told her father Agbo defiled her, when she was questioned.
Officials from the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) said medical report confirmed that the victim had been defiled.