Wau, 7th June 2018. A 16 year old girl was raped by 20 year old man in the UN protection of civilians’ site in Wau over the weekend and died due to bleeding.
Director General in the Ministry of Gender in Wau state, Ann Daniel Ali confirmed the incident and says the perpetrator has been arrested and is under investigation at police custody.
Daniel describes the incident as unfortunate. Voice of Hope radio reports.
The Director General reveals plan to hold a joint meeting with hospital authorities and other concern organization and discuss on how to handle the case.
Daniel condemnd the incident and call on families to guide their young children who are living in the POC.
Wau state acting police commissioner Brigadier General Philip Madut Tong confirmed that the suspect has been arrested and will be taken to the court of law.
Police commissioner condemned the bad behaviors of some young people in the camp and urged them to abstain from criminal activities.
In late February this year 46 Ghanaian Police contingents working in Wau were allegedly accused of exploiting women at UN POC.