A 22-year-old physically challenged man is in the custody of the Winneba District Police Command for allegedly raping a student of the Don Bosco Junior High School in Winneba in the Central Region.
The suspect, identified as Stephen Agape Quainton, is said to have connived with his cousin, Caleb Armah, 19, alias Kwabena Tayi, to commit the crime, a report by graphic.com.gh said.
According to the report, the girl gave her phone to Quainton to repair for her at the cost of GH₵5.
On the agreed day, when the girl went to collect her phone about 9am, but Quainton is said to have told her to come for it in the evening.
The girl reportedly returned in the evening at about 8pm to pick it up but was told by Armah that Quainton was not at home and so ushered her into the room to wait for him.
The report said while the girl was waiting, Armah and Quainton entered the room and locked the door, after which they switched off the light and pushed the victim onto a mattress on the floor.
Armah is said to have tied the girl’s hands and covered her mouth with his hands, while Quainton removed her skirt and panties and raped her.
After Quaninton finished, Armah also attempted to have carnal knowledge of her, but the victim succeeded in pushing him off with her hand which she had managed to untie and started shouting for help, the report said.
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A tenant in the house who heard the victim’s screams rescued her, after which the victim reported the matter to the police, it added.