A 16-year-old Junior High School pupil and a 25-year-old wielder are said to have allegedly raped a 16-year-old mentally retarded girl. The two Kelvin Oppong and Bright Kumako all of Kpone Katamanso appeared before the Tema Circuit Court and granted bail in the sum of GH25.000 each with two sureties each after both parties pleaded not guilty to the charges.
According to prosecution led Chief Inspector Susana Akpere, on November 5, 2019, around 6pm, the victim was fetching water when Oppong lured her to a corner and had intercourse with her.
The prosecution said after the act, Kumako who saw them coming out of the corner and quizzed them what they were doing there and subsequently warned them not to repeat the act however later that same day around 7pm lured the victim to a refuse site and had sexual encounter with her.
Chief Inspector Akper said, Kumako after the act warned the young lady to tell anybody and promised to get her gift .
Contrary to the warning, the victim told her sister who then informed their parents who in turn complained to the Kpone Police Station.