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    34 women arrested for prostitution in Tema, each granted GHs5k bail each

    About 34 women are in the grips of the law for engaging in prostitution in the Tema metropolis.

    This was after recent complaints received from concerned citizens showed that some young ladies had been parading the streets of the metropolis at night soliciting clients for prostitution.

    The Tema Regional Police Command organised an intelligent-led operation to bring see sanity into the metropolis.

    The arrested led to the arrest of the female Ghanaians, Liberian and Nigeria nationalities at Subon Valley at Community Seven 7, Sabrina Hotel area at Site 17 Community one as well as Viena City and Datus area both in Community 8.

    Investigations disclosed that the accused persons have been operating as prostitutes whose modus operandi was to stand at street corners and make faces at men, smiled at them and made gestures with their mouths to obtain clients for prostitution.

    After investigations, the accused persons were charged with the offence and arraigned.

    In court, the accused person was each granted bail of GHs5,000 with two sureties.

    Police ordered to authenticate the identity of each of the accused persons before bail can be considered.

    They are to appear in court on March 15.


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