Barber jailed 12 years for defilement

A 19-year-old barber from the Akatsi-Tobacco block was sentenced to 12 years in jail with hard labor, for the defilement and kidnapping of a 14-year-old,

On June 7, 2022, the accused, Atsu Agbemenya, was sentenced by His Lordship Isaac Addo of the Sogakofe Circuit Court.

When he was arraigned in court, the defendant originally pleaded not guilty to the accusations.

He was found guilty on both crimes following a thorough trial and sentenced to 12 years in jail for defilement and one year in prison for kidnapping, to be served concurrently.

He will be sentenced to 12 years in prison and forced labor.


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