Unemployed on remand for causing harm co-tenant

Hannah Dadson, unemployed, who inflicted deep cuts on the face and arms of a co-tenant with blade after verbally abusing her at Teshie has been put before an Accra Circuit Court.


Ms. Dadson, who has been charged with causing harm, has pleaded not guilty.

The court, presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku, remanded her into Police custody to reappear on August 19.

Detective Inspector Kofi Atimbire, the prosecutor, told the court that the complainant Sarah Coka is a co-tenant of the accused.

The complainant and accused person, according to the prosecutor, are not in good talking terms.

On August 2, this year, Ms Coka was washing in the evening and overheard Ms Dadson insulting her. She approached Ms Dadson to ascertain from her why she was insulting her.

Prosecution said Ms Dadson got furious, entered her room and brought out a sharp blade. She pounced on the complainant and inflicted cuts on her face and parts of her arms.

Detective Inspector Atimbire said the complainant escaped and lodged a complainant with the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit at the Nungua Police Station.

The complainant was issued with a medical form to seek medical attention while the police followed up and arrested Ms Dadson.

Source: GNA/News Ghana

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