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Crime & Punishment of Friday, 23 July 2021

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

51-year-old arrested for raping 5-year-old girl

The case was reported to the police for investigations to be launched. The case was reported to the police for investigations to be launched.

• An old man is in police grips for having sexual intercourse with a minor

• The Savelugu Police has confirmed the rape case to the media

• Savelugu District Divisional Commander urged parents to be on the lookout for their children

One Abugri Stone has been arrested by the Savelugu Police for defiling a 5-year-old girl.

The incident happened when the victim’s grandmother sent her to collect money from the suspect around 7:30pm on Monday, July 19.

Several hours later, the victim had not returned. It was at that point that the grandmother went to the house of the 51-year-old to check on her granddaughter and upon arrival, met the suspect having an affair with the 5-year-old.

This news was contained in a JoyNews report sighted by GhanaWeb on Friday, July 23, 2021.

The case was reported to the police for investigations to be launched.

Savelugu District Divisional Commander, Twumasi Ankrah, confirmed the incident to JoyNews, stating that, the victim was given a police medical report to seek medical care.

He noted that 2 months ago, a young lady died in the same vicinity after she was raped.

Mr. Twumasi Ankrah further urged parents to pay critical attention to their children to ensure their safety.

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