Girl, 16, defiled and impregnated, survives abortion attempt by suspect

A 16 year old form 3 pupil at Klo -Agogo in the Yilo Municipality of the Eastern Region has survived an abortion attempt by a 45- year old man, Joseph Nanor who allegedly defiled and impregnated her.
The victim, currently four months pregnant, is till in school despite her condition as she perseveres to write BECE examination to enable her pursue her nursing career.
According to the victim, the suspect admitted having had sexual intercourse with her when she approached him.
Few weeks later, she became pregnant which the suspect accepted responsibility and promised the mother that he was committed to taking care of the victim and the baby but later coerced her to take some drugs to terminate the pregnancy however, the abortion was not successful.
The incident was reported to the Eastern Regional Headquarters of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) where medical form was issued and Doctors report confirmed the incident.
The suspect sensing danger has gone into hiding.
Collins James Amoah, a concerned resident in the area has vowed to seek justice for the victim.
According to him, the community is notorious for sexual violence but are not reported to the Police.
By: Ghana/