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28-Jun-2016  
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An Accra Circuit Court Presided over by Abena Agyin Doku has granted bail in the sum of GHC 20,000 to a male Nurse, Penni Joshua who was arrested for having sex with a mental patient on admission.

Giving the facts of the case, the prosecutor told the court that the accused a nurse at the Valley View Psychiatric Clinic at Dzorwulu in Accra, took advantage of the drowsy condition of the victim, Josephine Abankwa, 29, an accountant by profession and had sex with her twice.

The suspect who works as a night nurse according to the prosecutor on Thursday 18th June 2015 at around 10pm, realizing that the victim had taken her medication and was feeling drowsy and upon realizing that she was alone, then turned her over and had sexual intercourse with her.

On the next day, Friday 19th June 2015, the accused person Penni Joshua, when he reported to work went to the victim’s room again and realizing that she was alone, had sexual intercourse with her a second time.

The victim informed her family about it who also informed the hospital management about it. The case was reported to the police following which the accused person was arrested.

Upon interrogation, Penni Joshua admitted to the offence and after investigations, he was put before court.

When the case was heard on Monday, his lawyer pleaded that the suspect be granted bail as he’s been in police custody for more than a year.

The Judge, Abena Agyin Doku then granted bail the suspect a bail of GHC 20,000 and adjourned the case to July 11.
 
 
 
Source: kasapafmonline.com
 
 

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