KKD remanded over rape charges

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Radio personality and entertainment icon Kwesi Kyei Darkwa has been

remanded in prison custody over a charge of rape brought against him

by the police.

He was remanded by the Kaneshie District Magistrates' Court on Tuesday

December 30 to reappear on January 8, 2015.

KKD, as he is popularly called, is alleged to have raped a 19-year-old

lady in the washroom of a hotel in Accra.

The Ghanaian celebrity was arrested by the police on Saturday,

December 27, for the allegedly raping the 19-year-old.

He was detained by the airport police over the allegation but his

lawyer, Nana Asante Bediatuo who visited him expressed confidence he

would be granted bail.

The showbiz personality later admitted he had sex with the lady but

denied it was without her consent.

KDD said he actually had a drink with the lady after act but was

picked up shortly after two gentlemen he suspects have a relationship

with the lady lodged a complaint against him and alleging he raped the


Sunday, the police made things murkier by publicly announcing that KKD

was being investigated for sexual assault, an unknown offence in

Ghana's criminal justice system.

KKD was expected to be taken to court on Monday, but the police failed to do so.

The entertainment icon appeared in court Tuesday with his lawyers

hopeful that he would be granted bail.

The Magistrates' Court had other ideas; it remanded the iconic

entertainer, compounding his magnificent fall in a matter of days.

Credit: Myjoyonline.com

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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