The Upper West regional police CID has apprehended a 22-year-old man in connection with the alleged defilement of a 4-year-old girl in Wa, citinewsroom.com has reported.
The incident transpired on a Saturday afternoon at an uncompleted building located in the Banmaarayiri community.
The child’s mother had sent her daughter to Arabic classes that Saturday morning.
However, when the girl failed to return as expected, her mother grew concerned and went in search of her.
To her dismay, she discovered her daughter at the uncompleted building the 22-year-old man, who was partially clothed, in a compromising situation.
Reacting swiftly, the mother raised an alarm, drawing the attention of concerned neighbours who promptly intervened and apprehended the suspect.
Local authorities were alerted, and the police took the suspect into custody. Meanwhile, the young girl was immediately rushed to the Wa Municipal Hospital for a thorough medical examination.