I Know What To Do - 18 Year Old Rapist Tells Court After Being Sentenced To Jail

I Know What To Do - 18 Year Old Rapist Tells Court After Being Sentenced To Jail



An eighteen year old driver’s mate who has been jailed for attempted rape shocked the court when after being handed his term, promised to change from his old ways. Emmanuel Darko who pleaded guilty before an Accra Circuit law Court presided over by Mrs Christiana Cann convicted Emmanuel Darko to charges of unlawful entry


and also indecent assault, was handed convicted to 36 weeks or 3 years imprisonment with hard labour. While being whisked out of the court to begin his term, he left everyone laughing loud when he said I know what to do. The case investigator, who was handcuffing him, asked, What are you going to do? Darko replied, I am going to change all my bad ways after I have come out of prison.


Facts of the case

On February 18, this year at about 1am, the victim and her grandmother who is suffering from a stroke were all sleeping together in their room and with other siblings. Darko sneaked into the room and then stripped himself naked entered and attempted to have sex with the 13 year old victim. The victim then woke up and raised the alarm and Darko took his pair of shorts and bolted. The



victim’s parents also heard the shouts and came to the victim’s rescue. The victim then narrated her ordeal and mentioned Darko’s name to her parents. Chief Inspector Atimbire said a report was made at the Ofankor Police Station. Emmanuel Darko was arrested and the matter was transferred to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit at Tesano for further investigations.