Moses Osei, a mason who allegedly defiled an 11 year old girl at Adjeiman, near Amasaman has been put before an Accra Circuit Court, charged with defilement but he pleaded not guilty.
The Court presided over by Mrs. Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku however remanded Osei aka Kofi into Police custody to reappear on January 17.
Detective Inspector Kofi Atimbire narrating the fact said the complainant is a Sales Person living at Konogo in the Ashanti Region and a mother to the victim.
According to the prosecutor, the victim is a pupil living with her grandmother at Adjeiman, near Amasaman, whiles the accused person is a mason residing in the same area with the victim.
The accused is also a family friend to the complainant, the victim and her grandmother.
During the month of November, the accused person went to the victim’s house and called her to follow him to his house so he could give her money to braid her hair.
Prosecution said the victim obliged and on reaching the house, Osei invited the victim into his room and told her that he could do something for her to let her mother and father come together again as a couple.
Based on that, prosecution said accused then broke incense, put them in water and gave to the victim and asked her to remove her dress and smeared same on her body.
The prosecutor said Osei then closed the door and asked the victim to lay on the mattress on the floor and open her legs.
Osei then undressed and laid on the victim seven times and asked her to mention her father and mother’s names seven times.
Prosecution said Osei inserted his penis into Victim’s vagina and she screamed. Osei then stopped and used some leaves to clean the victim’s vagina and afterwards gave the said leaves to her.
According to the prosecutor, Osei told the victim to go and put the leaves into her father’s water to bath and used the water to wash her face seven times.
On December 23, last year, the victim narrated her ordeal to the complainant who also reported the case to the Police who gave the complainant medical form to send the victim to the hospital for medical attention.
Osei was nabbed by the Police, the prosecutor said.