News

Woman who inserted artificial penis into co-tenant’s vagina freed

The woman who was accused of inserting an artificial penis into a co-tenant’s vagina after making her drunk, has been acquitted and discharged by an Accra Circuit Court.

Queenie Akuffo, a student, was charged of unnatural carnal knowledge but the court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku after full trial, held she ought to have rather been charged with indecent assault.

According to the court, the video evidence produced in court showed that the victim was conscious and could have resisted the act, adding, what happened between the two was consensual and as such, was unable to convict the accused person.

In all prosecution called four witnesses to build its case against the defendant who called two witnesses.

Prosecuting, Detective Inspector Judith B. Asante had at the start of the case told the Court that the complainant, Comfort Sam, is the mother of the victim, Janet Amoakwah a nursing mother.

The prosecution said the accused person and the victim reside at Ablekuma in Accra, where they are tenants within the same compound.

On January 25, last year at about 18:00 hours, Queenie sent the victim’s younger sister, a witness in the case to go and call the victim which the witness obliged.

Detective Inspector Asante said when the victim arrived, Queenie offered her a Vodka beer and other varieties of drinks after which the victim got intoxicated. Queenie then lured her into her bedroom.

The prosecution said Queenie asked other witnesses around to leave and she locked her bedroom.

Detective Inspector Asante said a 13-year-old who is a witness went to peep through the window of the accused and saw Queenie inserting the artificial penis into the victim’s vagina.

The witness informed the victim’s brother known as Nana Sasu and he also alerted their mother (the complainant).

The Prosecution said the witnesses rushed to the aid of the victim and saw her lying naked in the accused person’s bedroom with vomit all over her.

Prosecution said as the victim was unconscious, she was rushed to the hospital after obtaining a medical report form from the Police Station.

The Police proceeded to the scene and apprehended Queenie whilst a search in her room revealed an empty container of Vodka beer, Star beer bottles, and bottles of Orijin alcoholic beverages.

According to the prosecutor, the artificial penis was found on top of the accused person’s wardrobe and a video recording of the act was on Queenie’s mobile phone was also discovered.

Prosecution said Queenie in her caution statement to the Police admitted the offence but the court found her not guilty per the charge.

Source GNA

Facebook Comments

Related Articles