Police in East Legon have arrested a Lebanese national for allegedly raping his 19-year-old house help at Airport Hills residential area in Accra, the Graphic Online reports.
The suspect, Haddad Rabih, was arrested around 11:45 pm on Sunday after he was said to have forcibly had sex with the victim around 5 pm on Saturday in the absence of his wife and other occupants of his household.
The victim, whose name has been withheld said ever since she started work in November, she has been harassed by him for sex anytime his wife was not at home.
According to her, last Saturday’s event was the fourth time the suspect had raped her.
She said the suspect threw her out of the room after raping her twice on Saturday and she bled profusely.
She was, however, able to get help from some police officers on duty at a nearby house, who arrested the suspect and took him to the Airport Police Station.
But a policewoman on duty led the team back to the suspect’s house and allegedly took GH¢350 from the suspect as the salary for the victim for the month of November 2017and gave it to her.
The victim subsequently packed her belongings out of the suspect’s home and went to her father’s.
She was, however, advised to report the matter to the East Legon District Police Command a day after the incident, where she was given a medical report on Sunday to undergo a medical examination.
Meanwhile, the Commander of the East Legon District Command, Superintendent Cephas Arthur, has told Graphic Online that investigations were ongoing.
The suspect, he said, would be processed for court after investigations.
Reports also indicate that the Airport Divisional Police Command has summoned officers who were on duty on the day of the incident for an emergency meeting to explain what really occurred and why the victim was not taken through the standard protocol.