A man of 42 years identified as Daniel Kwame Baah has impregnating his 14-year-old daughter. He has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by an Accra circuit court.
The convicted, a trader was dragged before the court last Friday and charged with the offense of defilement and incest.
Upon charges, he pleaded guity. The court presided over by Christiana Cann convicted him on his own plea but deferred his sentencing to, Monday, February 24.
His daughter whose name has been withheld is considered to have been abused on multiple occasions by her own biological father.
His first encounter with the victim, who is 14, and the oldest of his five children is said to have occurred in June last year. It is reported that he forcibly inserted his finger into her private part while she slept.
He did not stop there but continue to sexually abuse her overtime until she became pregnant.
The young girl was spotted in school in her uniform and pregnant. The authorities questioned her and the case was redirected to Girl Child Advocate attached to the Anyaa L/A Primary School.
She narrated her ordeal and the matter was reported to the police and the convict was arrested soon after.
The charges against Daniel Kwame Baah were defilement of child under 16 and incest.
The court considered the need to stop such disgusting acts as well as serve as a deterrent to others passed a fair judgement on Daniel Kwame.
They sentenced him 20 years inprisonment with hard labour.