UCC Student jailed for raping mentally retarded woman


A student at the University of Cape Coast who raped a 20 -year-old mentally retarded woman at Assin Demsame has been sentenced to six years imprisonment by a Cape Coast Circuit Court.

The convict, Akwesi Appiah, 26, alias Jaga, pleaded guilty to the charge of having carnal knowledge of an imbecile.

Prosecuting, Detective Inspector John Asare Bediako, told the Court presided over by Mrs. Dorinda Smith Arthur, that the complainant, a farmer, resides in the same vicinity as the convict at Assin Damsame near Assin Praso in the Central Region.

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