Accra, Dec. 5, GNA - A Security man has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly stealing a five year old girl at Kanda, Accra.
Afenyo Aduve charged with child stealing has pleaded not guilty.
The court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku admitted Adevu to bail in the sum of GHȼ20,000.00 with three sureties.
He is to reappear on January 2, 2018.
Prosecuting Chief Inspector Grace Bandoh who held brief for Ms Judith Asante said the victim is a pupil residing with her grandmother at Nima.
Prosecution said Adevu resides at Spintex, Accra.
According to the prosecutor, Adevu allegedly committed the offence with another man who is currently at large and was not known.
On November 28, this year, at about 7:00pm the victim was outside the house playing, when Adevu and his accomplice called her.
Prosecution said the two lured the victim to Kanda Cluster of Schools and kept her in the school canteen.
Another security man of the school spotted the Adevu and his accomplice emerging from the school canteen and when he stopped the accused person and his accomplice, they took to their heels.
Luck however eluded Adevu as he was nabbed and handed over to the Police at Nima.
Prosecution said the accused in his caution statement denied the offence saying it was the victim that followed him.