The City Solicitor of Sorroken, Naweken Community, identified as Fancies Kaydor has been charged with statutory rape by the Liberia National police, through the Women and Children protection division for allegedly raping a seven years old minor in Grand Kru County.
Solicitor Fancies Kaydor, age 33, on June 14, 2019 allegedly committed the crime of rape against a seven years old girl in Naweken community.
According to the victim’s grandmother (name withheld), upon receipt of the information from the victim’s father, she questioned her granddaughter on several occasions and she alleged that the perpetrator send her in his bedroom for twenty Liberian dollar.
“He followed me in the room, jumped on me, put cloth to my mouth to avoid shutting, and he do Man and Women business to me”, the seven years old rape victim told her parents in Naweken.
The grandmother speaking to this station in Naweken Community, on Sunday July 14, 2019 said they filed a lawsuit against the alleged State Prosecutor at the Naweken Magisterial Court in Trehn District and contacted the Liberia National Police to probe into the matter.
The victim’s grandmother explained that the court referred them to the Behwan Health Center to carry on medical examination and the health facility preliminary report confirmed that the girl was allegedly raped.
Family sources explained that their daughter told them that after she encountered the accused State Prosecutor, warned her not to disclose the information to anyone, if she does, he threatened to harm her.
The grandmother explained that her grandchild’s condition is very critical as a result of the injuries sustained. She is therefore appealing to the Ministry of Gender, government and humanitarian organizations to help her daughter seek advanced medical treatment.
At the same, the Naweken Magisterial Court says the crime of Statutory rape as charged by police is above their jurisdiction and has since forwarded the case to the 12th Judicial Circuit Court of Grand Kru for prosecution. The alleged suspect is currently in the Barclayville Prison awaiting prosecution.
Meanwhile, the alleged suspect when contacted, declined to comment, and further denied the allegation of rape levied against him by the seven years old child.