A 23-year-old Junior High School(JHS) dropout is currently on the run after impregnating four teenage girls aged between 16 and 19 years.
The incident happened at Assin Odumase in the Assin South District in the Central region, with the impregnated girls now left to carry the burden alone.
The suspect reportedly bolted after parents of the impregnated girls lodged a complaint with the police.
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The case has been in court since January 2018, as the Assin Fosu Magistrate court seeks to get to the bottom of the matter.
The case was brought to light during a visit of the Standing Committee on Gender and Children of Parliament to the Assin South District to discuss the increasing rate of rape and teenage pregnancy in the District.
Speaking at the durbar, Divisional Police Commander of Assin Fosu, Chief Supt Henry Bacho, said suspects apprehended by the Police are just granted bail, contrary to what majority of the public think.
According to him, the police would only release a suspect when there is a lack of evidence to nail him or her.
The Member of Parliament for Afram Plains North, Betty Krosby Mensah who is a member of the Committee on Gender and Children advised the people to avoid discrimination against women, as women contribute immensely towards development in the country.
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Source: Yen News