2 young men attacked over attempted rape

Two young men Ali Baba, 25 and Bonat 17 have been beaten mercilessly over attempted rape at Pekyi Number 2, a suburb in the Ashanti region.

The suspects reportedly trailed and held their victim, a 40-year-old woman [name withheld] at a knife point demanding her to allow them to have sex with her.

However, the victim pleaded with them not to sexually assault her since she was in her period.

But the suspects reportedly demanded her to undress to allow them inspect if she was in indeed in her period.

After satisfying their curiosity, they requested to have sex with her despite being in her period. The victim screamed for help, and her scream attracted some young men nearby who mobilized some other youth so they could rescue the victim.

They [suspects] according to Abdul Malik Anokye were assaulted and subsequently handed over to the police.

The suspect he added, are currently on admission at the hospital, and under police surveillance. Their condition he noted is threatening.

The victim, had gone out to purchase a candle at a nearby shop following a power outage in the area.