AFRICA

Man bags 7-year jail term for raping student and biting her clitoris

27-year-old Ghanaian man, Derrick Amponsah, has been sentenced to seven years in prison for raping a 15-year-old student and biting her clitoris, leaving her to bleed profusely after the act.

Ghanaian media reports that the incident took place at Manso Yawkrom in the Amansie West District of Ashanti Region.

Derrick was arraigned before the Bekwai Circuit Court. Police Prosecutor, Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Ofori, told the court that the suspect used his fingers, penis, and mouth to abuse the girl at about 11 a.m. on April 15, 2020.

The suspect pleaded guilty to two counts of assault and defilement. Both acts contravene Sections 84 and 101 respectively the of Criminal Offences Act, Act 29 of 960.

The presiding judge then sentenced him to 7 years imprisonment.

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