Yaw Osei, a 37-year-old driver who allegedly defiled his 10-year-old daughter, has been remanded into Police custody by the Nkawie Circuit Court in the Ashanti Region.
The accused Osei Yaw was said to have defiled his biological daughter a number of times at Kobeng, in the Atwima Nwabiagya South Municipality of the Ashanti Region.
His plea of innocence was deferred to February 17 2021 by the circuit court to allow the Police to continue investigations into the case.
Police Detective Inspector Anthony Acheampong told the court presided by Michael Johnson Abbey that the 10-year-old victim lives with her mother, who was the complainant in the case.
Osei Yaw on one occasion took the victim from the mother’s house at Kobeng to Kumasi to buy some items for her.
He said whiles they were returning from Kumasi back to Kobeng, the accused stopped at a section of the road near Wioso, and sent his conductor to go and buy food for the victim.
According to the prosecution, Osei Yaw then put the victim who is his biological daughter on his lap, removed her underpants, inserted his fingers into her vagina and started brushing her vagina with his penis.
He said when he saw the conductor(mate) coming back, he asked the victim to dress up quickly and warned her not to tell anyone.
The prosecution said the accused gave her GHC40 and sent her to her mother at Kobeng.
Detective Inspector Acheampong added that the next day, the accused told the complainant on phone to allow the victim to come and collect money, which she obliged where in the evening the accused forcibly had sex with her, gave her GHC 100 to return to the mother.
The prosecution said on February 02 this year, the complainant detected some changes in the victim’s walking and when she examined her, she found some bruises and some whitish substance on her vagina.
He said the complainant questioned the victim who narrated her ordeal to the complainant.
He said a report was made to the Nkawie Police and Osei Yaw was arrested and in his cautioned statement, denied the charges whiles investigation into the matter continues.