A twelve year old rape victim yesterday explained before Magistrate Bankole Shyllon of court No3 how two youths Sheika Kamara and Mamadu Kargbo raped her.
Testifying, the victim said on August 28, she was sent in the evening hours by her aunt to buy bread and top-up voucher and on her way home, she saw the first accused Mamadu Kargbo chasing her.
The victim also testified that she stopped to ask him why he was chasing her that was when they approached a tree. She said the accused disappeared from her for a moment but re-appeared behind her and captured her, took her in his arms to an unfinished house.
Testifying, she explained that her mouth was covered with a piece of cloth by which time the accused removed his trousers and forced himself into her causing her pains. She further explained that the 2nd accused, Sheikh Kamara then emerged informing the 1st accused that it was his own turn. He too according to the victim took his own turn.
The victim said when she was released; she felt pain and was bleeding until she got home. As soon as she got home, she narrated the whole incident to her aunt, who wasted no time as she immediately reported the matter to the Adonkia Police station, Goderich.
Magistrate Shyllon granted the accused persons bail in the sum of Le 2 million Leones as the matter was adjourned to October 2.
By Christiana Cole