Headteacher in court for defiling 11-year-old

Emmanuel Ndom has pleaded not guilty before the court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku.

 

A head teacher accused of defiling an 11- year- old at a School at Abeka Lapaz has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with defilement.

The court has remanded him into lawful custody to reappear on November 9.

The case of prosecuting Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Moses Atibillah is that the complainant is the proprietress of the school (name withheld) at Abeka Lapaz.

While the victim is a class six pupil of the school, the accused person was a former head teacher of the school.

ACP Atibillah said on June 16, this year, the victim approached her class teacher name withheld that she had something secret to tell him and was given the opportunity to tell her story.

According to the prosecutor, the victim revealed to her class teacher that somewhere in April 2014, the accused person lured her into his office on several occasions and had sexual intercourse with her.

Victim said after the act, the accused person warned her not tell anyone else she would die.

Prosecution said the victim’s class teacher informed the complainant who reported the matter to the Police and medical form was issued to the victim whose mother was then informed.

The Police at Sakumono picked up the accused person and he admitted the offence and confessed to Chief Inspector Margaret Addo but he later denied same in his caution statement.

Credit: GNA

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