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Accra Court Fines 14 Sex Workers GH¢4200.00

The accused persons will pay Gh¢300.00 each and in default would serve a three month jail term each and they included 10 Nigerians, five Ghanaians and a Liberian.

July 11, 2018

An Accra District Court has fined Fourteen sex workers to the sum of GH¢4200.00 over an act of soliciting which is an offence against the laws of the country.

The accused persons will pay Gh¢300.00 each and in default would serve a three month jail term each and they included 10 Nigerians, five Ghanaians and a Liberian.

Two others who denied the charged were granted bail in the sum of GH¢5,000.00 with a surety each.

Prosecution narrated that on Sunday 8 July, this year; the Police at Cantonments embarked on a swoop at Danquah Circle and Togo Embassy area and arrested 16 women engaging in soliciting.

According to Prosecution, the swoop formed part of Police exercises aimed at getting rid of suspected criminals who have embarked on countless number of robberies.

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