Emmanuel Adjei, a car washer who impregnated a 13-year-old girl at the Odorna Market was on Tuesday sentenced to seven years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court.
Adjei pleaded guilty to defilement and the court presided over by Ms Sedina Agbemava convicted him on own plea.
Police Chief Inspector I.A.A Ahor, prosecuting told the court that the complainant was the victim’s mother who resides at Odorna in Accra. He said about two months ago, Adjei saw the victim at the Odorna market and lured her to a spot and defiled her, after the act the convict, gave the victim two cedis.
After some few weeks the complainant notice some changes about the victim and when she quizzed her, she mentioned the convict as the one who defiled her.
This compelled the complainant to report the matter to the Police, leading to the arrest of the convict, while a medical form was issued to the victim for medical examination and treatment.
The prosecution said after the examination, it was indicated that the victim was pregnant.
Source: Ghana News Agency