Kwasi Kyei Darkwah, a popular Ghanaian TV star has rendered an unqualified apology to Ghanaians for what he calls a “public ridicule and disgrace that ensued by reason of the fleeting pleasure of the flesh involving Ewureffe Orleans Thompson and myself”.
KKD was arrested after he allegedly raping a nineteen year old girl; Ewureffe Orleans Thompson at the Africa Regent Hotel in Accra.
KKD admitted to having "consensual sex" with Miss Orleans Thompson but has vehemently denied raping her.
He has been denied bail on two occasions and was admitted at the Police Hospital with a swollen foot.
However, on Tuesday, 13th January, 2015, the alleged victim said she was no longer interested in the case
According to Orleans Thompson, she wants to reorganise her life adding that "God will serve her justice".
In a statement signed by KKD moments after news of the alleged rape victim's letter to discontinue with the case went viral, the ace broadcaster said he acknowledges that he has sinned and has prayed to God for forgiveness.
KKD's Public Announcement
KKD also asked the media "to spare Ewureffe and our respective families any further agonies."
Below is the full statement by KKD
I, Kwasi Kyei Darkwah wish to make this public announcement that I truly and sincerely apologise for the public ridicule and disgrace that has ensued by reason of the fleeting pleasure of the flesh involving Ewureffe Orleans Thompson and myself.
I acknowledge I have sinned and have prayed to my God for forgiveness for all that trauma I have caused the young woman.
I plead with all in the media to spare Ewureffe and our respective families any further agonies.
"Kindly pray for us"
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