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A 51 year old driver who claimed his penis was malfunctioning because he had High Blood Pressure has appeared in court accused of defiling a 13 year old girl.

However on the day of his arrest the Police retrieved used condoms from a box close to his bed.

Charged with defilement Emmanuel Nii Darku has pleaded not guilty.

The Circuit Court presided over by Mr Aboagye Tandoh remanded Darku into Police custody pending the completion of investigations.

He is to reappear on November 28.

Prosecuting Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) C.K Abadamlora said the complainant was Reverend Minister residing at Nkawkaw and father of the victim.

DSP Abadamlora said Darku is also a lotto writer residing at Mataheko in Accra.

Prosecution said the accused also ply his lotto trade at Twenebour, near Dansoman in Accra and knew the victim and her siblings who live around the same vicinity. Accused has been buying the victim and his sublings ice cream sometimes.

The prosecutor said the victim and her colleague have been visiting the accused and cleaning his room for him.

On September 21, this year, Prosecution said Darku invited the victim to his house to collect a note book.

Prosecution said when the victim got to the house accused offered the victim a glass of water and after drinking it, she felt dizzy and sat on chair.

Later when she woke up, she saw that she was naked on the bed of the accused person with some whitish particles around her vagina and began to cry.

According to prosecution Darku told the victim not embarrass him with his tears and gave her GH 5 cedis to purchase a note book.

Prosecution said the victim kept the incident to herself until in November this year, she informed her parents about it.

A complainant was lodged with the Domestic violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) at Dansoman and a medical form was issued to the victim.

DSP Abandmalora said when accused was arrested he admitted knowing the victim and her siblings whom he said he has been buying ice for them.

Darku however denied having sexual intercourse with the victim adding that he had hypertension and “his penis doesn’t erect for the past one year.”

Meanwhile prosecution said on the day of his arrested used condoms were retrieved from a drawer closed to his bed.

GNA/Newsghana.com.gh

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