In The Dock Landlord In Court For Assaulting A Pregnant Woman With a Frying Pan

An Amasaman District Court has granted a 52-year-old private security guard bill after he attacked a pregnant woman with a frying pan.

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The security guard, Alex Korda, pleaded not guilty and was granted bail in the sum of GH¢2,500.00 with one surety.

Presenting the facts to the court, the prosecutor, Sgt Salifu Nashiru, said the complainant in the case, Benedicta Hogba a 28-year-old pregnant woman and her husband were tenants in Korda’s house at Asiofan near Amasaman in the Greater Accra Region. 

On December 22, 2014, Korda quarreled with Hogba. As a result, Korda, in a bid to eject Hogba’s family, offered her the balance of her rent advance but she refused to accept it. Graphiconilne reported.

Korda was said to have invited Hogba’s pastor to the house to mediate for a peaceful settlement.

According to Sgt Nashiru while the pastor was speaking with Hogba’s husband, Korda attacked her. 

He said, Korda struck Hogba on the head three times with a frying pan and she bled profusely until her pastor and her husband came to her rescue.

The case was reported to the police, after which the arrested was made.

The court adjourned the case   to February 25, 2015.

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