A 67-year-old farmer has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for defiling two girls, aged 10 and 12. Azumah Tongo pleaded guilty to defiling the 12-year old but not the 10-year -old. The girls live at Jacobu in the Bekwai Municipality of the Ashanti Region, where the convict lived.
After the act, he threatened to shoot the girls if they told anyone, the prosecution said. The complainant was the mother of the 12-year-old.