Policeman Charged For Alleged Defilement
A Policeman, Cpl Emmanuel Duah has been charged for allegedly defiling a 14-year old in the North District of the Volta region.
The policeman, popularly known as Bob Marley is being arraigned before court by the Attorney General over the alleged act.
In the report, the policeman will be put before a court before November ending.
The office of the Attorney General in Ho disclosed this in response to Starr News’ Faisel Abdul-Iddrisu’s Right to Information request that;
The Office of the Attorney General received the case docket titled: The Republic Vrs. No. 40993G/Cpl. Emmanuel Duah @Bob Marley and advised on same on 16th August, 2022.
Prosecution of the case will commence on or before 30th November 2022 at the Circuit Court, Sogakope.
In September 2021, the suspect allegedly lured his victim to a yet-to-be-commissioned police post at Ave-Xevi . At the time, he was deployed to a barrier on the Ho-Aflao road.
The suspect was subsequently interdicted in October 2021 following the report.
Over a year after, the report on the case as was not forthcoming. It then prompted Starr News to pursue the matter further.
A year on, the suspect policeman has finally been charged with the offence of defilement.
He is now set to be prosecuted.
Family of the victim as well as the school authorities who had given up on ever getting justice for her have renewed hope following the new development.