A 55 years-old man, NBA Tikulu has been sentenced to 15 years for defiling a 15 year- old girl in Savelugu.
The suspect, according to police, lured the victim into his room promising to buy her fish.
She was heard crying and complaining of severe abdominal pain with blood oozing from her vagina, police continued and when she was asked what happened, she mentioned suspect Nba Tikuli as the one who lured her into his room under the pretext of buying fish and forcibly had sexual intercourse with her.
When the suspect was confronted he was said to have admitted the offence and was subsequently reported to authorities at Savelugu by the victim's uncle.
The victim has since been admitted at the Savelugu Municipal Hospital and is said to responding to treatment.
The case was transferred to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit of the Ghana police service (DOVVSU) in Tamale.
On Friday, the suspect appeared before the Tamale High court where he pleaded guilty to a charge of defilement and was convicted on his own plea and sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.