Western North: National Service person remanded for alleged defilement of three pupils


Western North: National Service person remanded for alleged defilement of three pupils

A 24-year-old National Service person has been remanded to three weeks in police custody by the Circuit Court for allegedly defiling three pupils in the Sefwi Wiawso Municipality of the Region.

The accused, identified as Bismark Ansu, was a class two teacher who reportedly organized extra classes for his pupils in January of this year.

During these additional classes, Ansu allegedly lured three girls, aged between eight and nine, and sexually exploited them.

It has been reported that he threatened to harm the victims if they revealed the incidents to anyone.

Several weeks after the alleged sexual assaults, the parents of the victims noticed abnormal blood discharges from their daughters’ private parts.

Upon questioning, the girls disclosed the ordeal they had endured. The parents promptly reported the matter to the police at Sefwi Asawinso.

To support the investigation, the police issued a medical form to the complainants, instructing them to take the victims to a government hospital for examination, treatment, and endorsement.

The medical examination confirmed the claims of , providing further evidence for the case.

Consequently, the accused, Bismark Ansu, was arrested and charged with three offenses: threat of , defilement, and threat of harm.

The charges are in violation of specific sections of the Criminal Offenses Act 1960 [ACT 29].

Ansu appeared before the Bibiani Circuit Court to face these charges.

As the court process unfolds, Bismark Ansu has been remanded and is scheduled to reappear on Monday, May 29, 2023, once the court has heard the details of the cases against him.

Meanwhile, the victims are receiving necessary medical treatment at a hospital to aid in their recovery from the traumatic incidents.

The case serves as a reminder of the importance of protecting the well-being and safety of children, and it highlights the need for action and legal proceedings to address such serious offenses.