David Owusu who is a forty-year-old man is in the grips of the law and has been sentenced to fifteen years in prison for sleeping with his daughter for the last three years.

The convict David Owusu who is 40 years old is a farmer residing at Anum Apapam in the Ayensuano District of the Eastern region together with his wife, the victim, and three other children.

Reports from court indicate that the mother who reported the defilement case burst into tears when the father she reported was sentenced to prison custody.

Presenting the facts of the case to the court, Prosecutor -Chief Inspector Owusu Sekyere said on Christmas day, the mother of the victim went to church in the company of two of her children leaving the victim and her eight (8) year, old sibling, in the care of their father.

The prosecutor said upon her return home, the mother noticed the living room had been locked which she forced opened only to find the husband and the victim naked on their matrimonial bed.

The twelve years old daughter told her mother that her father had been having sexual intercourse with her when she was nine (9) years but threatened her not to tell anyone.

With the help of people nearby, the father was apprehended and handed over to the Police who arraigned him before court where he was jailed for 15 years.