New Town Wharf (W/R), July 11, GNA -A 40-year old fisherman, Philemon Ahiato, is in the grips of the police for allegedly defiling and impregnating a 12-year old girl.
According to the New Town Wharf Police in the Jomoro District, the suspect called the victim who was selling kenkey to his house, in order to purchase some kenkey.
When the victim went to his house, Ahiato grabbed her and forcibly had sex with her.
The suspect then warned her not to disclose it to anyone or else she will die.
The police said four months later, the father, Uncle Kwasi detected that her daughter was pregnant and when he interrogated her, she mentioned Ahiato as the one responsible for the pregnancy.
Thus the father reported the issue to the police who arrested Ahiato and charged him with the offence.