A 41-year-old dealer has been put earlier than an Accra Circuit Courtroom for allegedly pouring sizzling water on her 16-year-old daughter whom she accused of stealing GH¢5.00 to buy meals with out her consent.
Rahinatu Issah charged with inflicting illegal hurt, pleaded not responsible.
The Courtroom presided over by Mrs. Christina Cann admitted Rahinatu to bail within the sum of GH¢80,000 with three sureties, two to be justified.
The matter has been adjourned to October 18.
Prosecuting Chief Inspector Kofi Atimbire mentioned the complainant (identify withheld) was a dealer residing at Accra Newtown and the sufferer’s aunty. The sufferer is the daughter of the accused.
Accused additionally reside at Newtown with the sufferer.
Chief Inspector Atimbire mentioned on September 22, this yr the sufferer awakened about 3:00am to take her bathtub.
Prosecution mentioned accused nevertheless cautioned the sufferer to not enter her room as a result of the sufferer had stolen GH¢5.00 to purchase meals with out her consent.
Chief Inspector Atimbire mentioned the sufferer then went to brush their compound.
In accordance with the Prosecutor, the accused who was then making ready sizzling water for the sufferer’s siblings, poured among the sizzling water on the sufferer.
Prosecution mentioned the sufferer sustained extreme burns on her again and buttocks.
The sufferer went to tell her Aunt and a report was made on the Home Violence and Victims Assist Unit of the Ghana Police service at Nima and a medical kind was issued to the sufferer to hunt medical consideration.
“In accused warning assertion, she admitted the offence,” the Prosecutor.