Kwesi Dawood remanded over fresh charges
The embattled central regional communications officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kwesi Dawood, has been remanded into police custody by a Cape Coast circuit court over fresh charges.
He is to reappear on October 27, 2021.
When he appeared in court on Thursday, October 13, 2021, pleaded not guilty to three charges including incest, assault and defilement.
Kwesi Dawood is facing multiple charges of defilement, assault and incest and abortion because he allegedly defiled his biological daughter and together with a self-styled doctor to do an abortion.
On Wednesday, Dawood was granted a GHC30, 000 bail with two sureties but reappeared in court on Thursday where fresh charges of assault, incest and defilement were levelled against him.
Dawood was reported by his former wife to the police for allegedly having sex with his daughter multiple times, leading to a pregnancy.
He allegedly contacted a quack doctor, who performed an abortion on the victim.
According to a petition submitted by the victim’s mother, Mavis Ayitey to the Central Regional Police Command, the suspect had allegedly engaged in the act since the girl was 15.
The victim is not sixteen.