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Man commits suicide after raping his daughter

A man believed to be 38 years identified as Atta Munkoh has committed suicide by hanging himself after raping his 12-year- old daughter at Anomabo-Nwonwomaadze a small community in the Mfantseman District of the Central Region.

Reports gathered by kingdom News Indicates that, the deceased has been having sexual relationship with his daughter for some time now in which he has warned the victim of not disclosing it to anybody else, he will kill her.

Speaking in an interview with Osahene Kwame Dapaah on the morning show of Kingdom 96.9 fm Cape- Coast, Mr Alex Adu a committee member disclosed that, the 12-year-old daughter couldn’t keep the bizarre situation any longer and reported it to one of the elders in the community.

He indicated that, the rapist was apprehended and later given bail in which he was arraigned before court to face the law.

“He is to appear before court today but was nowhere to be found in which they organized a search party for his whereabout and found him hanging himself to dead in a bush in order to resist court sentence”, he disclosed.

Mr.Adu added that, the deceased might have committed the unfortunate suicide to resist any shame and court sentence.

He told the host that, the man has divorced his wife and he is the one caring for the 12-year-old daughter hence, have taken the advantage of sleeping with the vulnerable daughter.

The body has been conveyed by Saltpond Police Command for autopsy and pending investigations.

By Lawrence Odoom

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