A 26-year-old technician, Emmanuel Tetteh, who allegedly defiled an eleven-year-old girl at Breman Asikuma was on Wednesday remanded into Prison custody by a circuit court in Cape Coast.
He pleaded not guilty to the charge of defilement and would reappear on Monday August 20, 2018.
Prosecuting, Sergeant Iddrissu Yakubu, told the court presided over by Mr. Kofi Seshie Ametewee that the complainant, Dorothy Nyamekye, is a student and a sister to the victim.
He said they lived together with Tetteh in the same house at Breman Asikuma in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District of the Central Region.
On Wednesday July 25, 2018 at about 1615 hours, the victim returned from school but did not meet her senior sister at home and therefore went to Tetteh’s room to enquire from him if her sister had left any message for her.
Tetteh, who was lying on his bed on seeing the victim pounced on her and dragged her to his bed and forcefully had sexual intercourse with her after which he gave her 70 pesewas.
Sergeant Yakubu said at about 1730 hours when Nyamekye returned, the victim narrated her ordeal to her, and she reported the case to the Police who issued a medical report form to her to take the victim to the hospital for medical examination.
On Friday July 27, 2018, an endorsed medical report received from Dr. Donkor Baah of Our Lady of Grace Hospital at Bremen Asikuman indicated that the victim had been defiled, the Prosecution said.
The accused was arrested the same day and during investigation, the girl told the Police that Tetteh has had forced multiple sexual intercourse with her in the kitchen and bathroom respectively for about a month.