BY: KALD I Voltaonlinegh.com |
An intelligence led operation by the Volta Regional Police Command last Saturday night in Ho, has led to the arrest of 12 female commercial sex workers.
The suspects aged between 20 and 35 years, comprised 11 Nigerians and a Ghanaian.
According to the police, the young ladies were arrested at Mirage Pub, a popular entertainment spot in Ho.
Their arrest follows intelligence reports of the commercial sex activities within the Municipality being a precursor to many other criminal activities such as break-ins, robbery and the recent incidents of murder within the Municipality, the police stated in a brief to the media.
The suspects were identified as, Flourish Sampson 25, Gifty Blessing 26, Gloria John 25, Blessing Sunday 23, Sonia Asare 24, Chiamaka Okulen 23, Tosin Deli Ada 35, Rachael Francis 24, Grace Paul 28, Annabel John 20 , Juliet Chiamaka 25 and Joy Tin 20.
A screening exercise will be conducted and those found culpable will be put before court, according to police, while they assured of the sustenance of the operation to weed out such elements from the region as a means to minimizing incidence of violent crimes.