74-year-old man in court for raping 13-year-old girl

[Ghanacrimes.com] —- Stephen Nii Okuley Tetteh, a 74-year-old former Assemblyman of the Galilee Electoral Area at Chorkor in the Greater Accra Region, has been arraigned for defiling a 13 year old girl.

He pleaded not guilty and was admitted to bail to the sum of GHC 60,000 with two sureties.

The prosecution reports that the complainant who is the victim’s mother, the victim and the accused live in the same compound at Galilee.

The accused is said to often send the victim on errands and on January 15, 2021, the complainant noticed the victim missing upon her return home from town. Further check and search led the complainant to the accused room where she caught the accused defiling her underage daughter. It is been reported that this defilement has apparently been going on unknowingly to the complainant for a while now.

The case was reported to the Chorkor Police Station and the accused subsequently charged.