‘I Want Justice for Rape Victim’
Former Attorney General, Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong, has said her interest in serving as legal counsel for the 19-year-old Ghanaian house help allegedly raped by her Lebanese boss, is to secure justice for the victim.
According to her, rape is the worst thing to ever happen to a woman, therefore, the act should not be accepted under any circumstance.
She told Chief Jerry Forson, host of Ghana Yensom on Accra100.5FM on Tuesday, 5 December that: “My only interest is that justice will prevail.”
She added: “I am liaising with the police to ensure that the evidence is gathered for justice to be served the lady.
“Rape is one of the worst things to ever happen to a woman, it should not be accepted in our society.”
She further urged victims of rape to be confident and report to the police for the necessary actions to be taken.
“The first thing is to report to the police whenever you are raped. Be confident and speak about it to a friend or a relative and then report to the nearest Police,” she advised.