- The Ghana Police Service has issued a statement concerning the case of a 4-year-old's defilement in the Central Region
- The statement comes after large public outcry and international coverage of the case
- The Ghana Police Service has ensured the general public that the case will be investigated
Ghana Police Service has issued a statement assuring concerned members of the general public of its intent to investigate and provide justice in the case of a 4-year-old girl who was defiled.
The Ghana Police Service has finally responded to a large public outcry concerning regarding to the defilement [rape] of a four-year-old girl who was denied justice when the perpetrator was allegedly set free by local chiefs because the local traditional deities found him innocent of the heinous act.
According to a recent statement issued by the Ghana Police Service, it's attention has been drawn to the case and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has directed the Central Regional Command to take over investigations of the case.
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The statement also says that a clinical pathologist has been assigned tot he case, and also stipulates points that the service will focus its investigation on in order to ensure the delivery of justice.
The statement comes after the issue gained notoriety when activist, Madam Anita Erskine, took up the issue on social media following its initial report. The issue has been largely report on, this to the extent that international media like the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) repeatedly reporting the issue.
Checkout the Ghana Police Services statement below:
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