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Crime & Punishment of Tuesday, 16 July 2019


2 jailed, 8 fined GH? 3,840 for sanitation offences

Two persons, namely Charles Asante and Emmanuel Oduro have been sentenced to ten (10) months in prison for contravening provisions in the Public Health Act, 2012 (851) and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly’s Bye-laws 2017.

This follows the inability of the two to pay a fine of GH?600.00 cedis each after a sanitation court presided over by Her Worship, Mrs.Juliet Osei-Boadu found them guilty of dumping refuse indiscriminately at Tudu, a suburb in Accra.