A 33-year-old man has been hauled before the Bibiani Circuit Court in the Western North Region for allegedly defiling his own daughter who is 16 years.
The bizarre incident happened at Dogokrom in the Aowin Municipality of the region.
The suspect, Yaw Sarfo, was charged on three counts of defilement, incest and threatening the life of his daughter and was remanded into police custody pending further investigations.
Report has it that Sarfo has been defiling his Junior High School daughter since she was in class three.
The victim, according to reports, one day mustered courage and informed her head teacher about the ordeal she has been going through.
The suspect was later arrested after the head teacher, Eric Afrifa, of Awuakrom M/A Junior High School in the area reported the matter to the police.
Later in an interview with the media, the victim revealed that the father took custody of her and three other male siblings after divorcing their mother.
She indicated that she was once forced to abort a baby she was carrying for her father. She further revealed that her father threatened to kill her if she told anyone about it.
From Emmanuel Opoku, Takoradi