Pastor defile 13-year-old girl, sentenced to 20 years in jail

A Ghanaian pastor identified as Vincent Kete, from Domeabra in the Ga West Municipal Assembly has been sentenced to 20 years in prison with hard labour for defiling a 13-year-old girl.

The accused, Kete who lived in a single room in a mission house of their church with his friend (the victim’s father) has pleaded guilty to defiling the daughter of his friend of 25 years.

At a recent court hearing, prosecutor Kofi Atimbiri said the accused called the victim to his room on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 and forcibly had sexual intercourse with her.

The pastor told an Accra Circuit Court presided over by  Magistrate Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku that his action was the work of the devil and does not know what came over him.

After listening to his plea, the court sentenced Pastor Vincent Kete to 20 years in prison with hard labour.