Ernest Ocloo, a Mathematics teacher at Sawla Senior High School(SHS) in Ghana has been jailed 15 years in prison for raping an 18-year-old student of the school by a Tamale High Court occupygh.com has gathered.
Ocloo was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment with hard labor, 2 years after being dismissed over the sad act which occurred in the Staff Common Room of the school in November 2019 at Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District of Savannah Region.
A seven-member jury found the accused guilty of the offense after more than a year of trial before the court.
It was gathered that the incident occurred shortly after he invited the student to the room. The victim was said to have met him sitting on a sofa in the staff common room, and when he invited her to join him on the sofa she refused.
The convict then offered the victim Yoghurt and shito but she rejected the gifts. He went ahead to propose love to her which she turned down.