Crime Father jailed for defiling 16-year-old daughter

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An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a man to four years in prison for defiling his 16-year old daughter.

According to the victim, her father (Abubakari Bediako) constantly forced her to have sex with him when her mother was away at night.

She revealed this to her mother after she discovered the daughter was pregnant. The victim said she did not inform her mother for fear of being punished.

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After hearing this narration, the wife reported the case to the Police in November 2015.

Abubakari Bediako who is a driver at Amasaman in the Greater Accra Region was immediately arrested and arraigned.

After the hearing the Court presided over by Judge Ruby Quaison passed the sentence Thursday morning.

Statistics available at Domestic Violence Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of Ghana Police Service indicates that a total of 5,752 children were defiled in Ghana between 2010-2014 with 342 of the cases perpetrated by  family members of the victims.

The report said 1,298 cases were reported in 2014 with only eight of the victims being males.

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