A driver accused of defiling his wife’s sister, aged nine years, on Thursday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with defilement.
Emmanuel Kwesi Kwakye, 35, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku remanded Kwakye into Police custody to reappear on March 14.
Prosecuting, Chief Inspector Judith Asante who held the brief of Chief Inspector Kofi Atimbire, said the complainant was an anonymous caller residing at Teshie Greda Estates near Nungua.
Prosecution said Kwakye aka K.K resides in the same vicinity with his wife and the victim. On February 21, this year, the complainant saw the victim walking with some level of difficulty.
When the complainant asked the victim to ascertain what was wrong with her, she told her that the accused has been having sex with her.
Prosecution said complainant then called other people to listen and serve as witness to the victim’s story. She then advised that the victim seek for medical attention at a hospital.
The victim was subsequently sent to a Police Station at Nungua where a medical report form was issued to enable her go to a hospital for examination and treatment.
The Police later arrested Kwakye.