Taxi Driver In Court Over Anal Sex

Sampson Mensah, a 31-year-old taxi driver who is accused of having anal sex with a 15-year-old boy at Teshie has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.

Charged with defilement, Mensah pleaded not guilty.

The court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku admitted him to bail in the sum of GH?30, 000.00 with three sureties one to be justified.

Mr. Edwin Osafo, Counsel for the accused prayed the court to admit his client to bail as he has been in custody for a long time.

According to Mr. Osafo Mensah would not abscond if granted bail.

Prosecution Detective Inspector Kofi Atimbire said the complainant was the mother of the victim and accused person is a driver living at Teshie but has now moved to Awutu Bawjiase.

In 2015, prosecution said the accused person met the victim and proposed to have anal sex with him.

Based on that accused person lured the victim into his room and did same.

According to the prosecutor, the practice continued to December 2016 when the complaint got wind of the matter through the victim’s sister.

The victim’s sister said her brother (the Victim) had been chatting with accused on phone and their conversation bordered on sex

Prosecution said the complainant quizzed the victim and he admitted that he had had countless anal sex with the accused.

The complainant therefore arranged with the victim to invite the accused person to the house so they could have fun.

On February 17, this year, based on the invitation, accused visited the victim in the house. The complainant planted someone in the room to monitor the accused in the act.

The accused was then arrested and sent to the Police.

The matter has been adjourned to April 4.