,A first-year understudy of the Kwame Nkrumah College of Science and Technology (KNUST) has purportedly been gang-raped by six youthful men, counting her boyfriend. The casualty purportedly declined the ceaseless requests by her boyfriend, Partick Fosu, to lock in a threesome. According to the police, the casualty was gang-raped at approximately 11:40 pm on Sunday 24th July 2022 by her boyfriend and five of his companions when she was lured to a location.
The casualty told police that while in her room at the Evandy Lodging at Ayeduase, her boyfriend, Patrick Fosu, was chatting with her by means of content informing and inquired about her in the event that she needed a threesome.
The casualty said she denied, but her boyfriend kept persuading her to encounter the experience, but she denied and demanded she will as it were have sex with him as it were on the off chance that she craved it. Her boyfriend at that point went ahead to say he was as it were joking amid their conversation. At midnight, Fosu inquired the casualty to go with him to a friend’s place at an adjacent lodging.
Fosu however denied that he was going to pursue his request for a threesome when the victim asked.
Her boyfriend allegedly lured her to a dark room, forcibly had unprotected sex with her, and invited his friend, Kingsley Asiedu Andoh who was already in the room to join.
The other suspects also joined and committed the act, according to the police.
The victim who left the scene so traumatized later informed the University authorities about the incident, after which the suspects were picked up and handed over to the KNUST District Police.
The six accused persons have been charged with rape after they admitted to the crime in their caution statement.
The accused persons were Patrick Fosu, Edwin Nii Noi Quaynor, John Wilson, Kingsley Asiedu Andoh, Thompson Nti, and Assafuah Eric, who appeared before the Asokore Mampong District Court and were remanded into police custody.
The Head of Legal and Prosecution at the Ashanti Regional Police Command, ACP Kofi Bladgozi, prayed the court to remand the accused persons to give the police more time to investigate the matter.
Meanwhile, Counsel for the accused persons, Richard Adu Darko said although his appeal for bail was not granted, he will resort to the appropriate court to secure bail.
The victim, who is currently writing her exams, is undergoing counselling and physiological care.
Police are also awaiting medical examination results from the hospital the victim was taken to, as part of the investigation.
The court, presided over by His Worship Samuel B. Quansah, adjourned the case to 18th August 2022.