Bantama gang-rape suspects to spend X’mas behind bars as investigations continue

Bantama gang-rape suspects to spend X’mas behind bars as investigations continue

- The three boys who allegedly gang-rape a teenager have been confined to juvenile cells in Asokwa

- They are to reappear before the Asokwa Circuit Court on December 27, 2017

- This means the suspects will be spending the Christmas holidays away from home

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Bantama gang-rape suspects to spend X’mas behind bars as investigations continue

Bantama gang-rape suspects to spend X’mas behind bars as investigations continue

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The Asokwa Circuit Court (1) has remanded the three boys who allegedly gang-raped a teenage girl in Bantama, Kumasi into juvenile cells.

The boys are being kept in the cells for one week, and are expected to reappear before the court on December 27, 2018 for the case to be heard.

This means that the three boys would spend the Christmas holidays away from home without their families.

The case, according to the prosecution is still being investigated.

Therefore, the Magistrate who presided over the case, Migistrate Peter Oppong Boateng, remanded the three boys into the cells; stated a Daily Guide report.

John Boamah, lawyer for the suspects revealed that their pleas was not accepted.

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Beginning this week, a video containing images of some boys gang-raping a teenage girl went viral on social media.

The boys included two form one students in SHS and one form three student in JHS.

The three who have been remanded were among seven boys who allegedly gang-raped a teenage girl at Bantama.

The seven suspects supposedly recorded the obscene act which lasted five minutes on video and leaked it afterwards.

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In the video, the teenage girl is seen pinned to a mattress by one of her abusers while his accomplices take turns to defile her.

The victim, who was resisting her attackers throughout the ordeal, was restrained from escaping by her abusers who appeared to be having fun with the torture.

The remaining four who absconded are still being searched for by the police.

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