Ghanaian police officer rapes female suspect in custody
A Ghanaian police officer identified as Corporal Roland Agbovi Tetteh, has been arrested for allegedly raping a 17-year-old suspected thief in custody.
Corporal Agbovi Tetteh allegedly raped the teenager, Precious Azumah, who was brought to the police station for allegedly stealing from her ex-boyfriend.
The incident occurred shortly after Precious vomited, making Corporal Roland who was on duty to open up the cells so she could clean her mat and also clean the cell.
According to Precious’ statement, the officer started harassing her by fondling her breast, which she resisted. This continued and pushed her into fleeing from custody while being led back to her cell, but she was rearrested and placed back.
The police officer reportedly on Thursday 20th January 2022, at around 11:30 pm, opened the cell for her to go have her bath and stood in the bathroom with her until she finished bathing.
Corporal Above Tetteh was accused of raping her in the bathroom and warning her not to disclose it to anyone.
Precious has been given a medical form to take to the hospital while Corporal Agbovi Tetteh has been arrested and given Police enquiry bail.