September 21, 2017 By Memunatu Bangura
Thirteen years old sexual penetration victim yesterday told Magistrate Albert Moody of court No.1 in Freetown how she was sexually penetrated by twenty-one years old Abu Bakar Kamara for five thousand Leones.
The victim recognized the accused person as her boyfriend, adding that they had been in relationship for the past seven months.
She explained that on the day of the incident, her mum travelled to the province while she went to hawk soap when the accused asked that she visit him.
She continued that when she visited the accused at his residence, he requested that they have sexual affair, a request she consented .
“He undressed me, inserted his penis into my vagina and started going up and down on top of me. After he was through with me, I saw blood oozing out from my vagina. He later gave me five thousand Leones and asked me to go home,” she narrated.
She added that she then went home and cleaned herself and that when her mum returned from the province, she asked whether she had experienced her menstruation , but she replied in the negative.
“When my mother asked what was wrong with me, I told her what the accused person did to me. My mother reported the matter to the Adonkia police station,” she added.
The accused was charged with one count of sexual penetration contrary to section 19 of the Sexual Offences Act No.12 of 2012.
The particulars of offence stated that the accused on Friday 16th June, 2017 at Ahmed Drive, sexually penetrated a child below eighteen to wit thirteen years.
The victim is already three months pregnant for the accused. The matter was adjourned to 26 September, 2017.