14.09.2005 Health

Health worker remanded for rape

Health worker remanded for rape
14.09.2005 LISTEN

Accra, Sept. 14, GNA - A Circuit Court in Accra on Wednesday remanded into prison custody a 31-year-old health worker, Sam Bosumpra for raping a 23-year-old student.

Bomsumpra, whose plea was not taken, is to reappear on September 20. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mr. George Abavelim told the court that Bosumpra, who lived in Accra was a friend to the victim's father who lived at Kumasi.

Prosecution said the victim's father had asked her to see Bosumpra any time she was in need.

On September 8, this year, at about 1930 hours the victim went to Boumpra's house and Bosumpra offered the victims some drinks and went to take his bath.

Soon after, Bosumpra's joined the victim in the sitting room and began to fondle her.

Although the victim registered her displeasure, Bosumpra dragged her into his bedroom, stripped her naked and forcibly had sex with her. Prosecution said after the act, the victim dressed up and went home traumatised.

The victim further lodged a complaint with the police who gave her medical form to seek medical attention.

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