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3 to pay GH₵3,600 fine following conviction for spilling concrete on road

BY: GraphicOnline
3 to pay GH₵3,600 fine following conviction for spilling concrete on road
3 to pay GH₵3,600 fine following conviction for spilling concrete on road

A driver and two supervisors who were arrested on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, for spilling concrete at Abavana Junction along the Pigfarm-Circle stretch in Accra have been convicted by a court.

The trio were put before the court on Thursday, January 27, 2022, and convicted to pay fines.

The first accused, Tahiru Faisal who is the driver of a Ford Concrete Pump Truck was convicted to pay a fine of GH₵2,400.

The second accused, Emmanuel Sogah-Burns who is the Engineer/Supervisor of Sobtech Engineering Consultancy was also convicted to pay a fine of GH₵600. and the third accused, Stephen Donkor who is the operator is to pay a fine of GH₵600.

"We continue to advise motorists to abide by the road safety regulations at all times. Anybody found culpable will be prosecuted," the Police said in a statement.

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