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22.07.2004 Crime & Punishment

18-year-old man convicted for defilement

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Aflao, July 22, GNA - An Aflao Circuit Court, on Wednesday sentenced 18-year-old Doe Amegbor to seven years imprisonment, for defiling a 10 year-old girl.

Doe, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Prosecuting, Chief Inspector of Police, Pius Cudjoe told the Court presided over by Mr Godwin Kwasi-Kumah, that at about 2100 hours on May 2, this year, the accused traced the girl to a bush where she was attending to nature's call and defiled her.

Mr Cudjoe said the victim reported the incident to her mother leading to the arrest of Doe.

He said a medical report confirmed that the girl had been sexually abused.

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