Fourteen out of 16 prostitutes who were put before an Accra District Court for soliciting for sex have prayed the Court to forgive them because they would henceforth refrain from such acts
The fourteen accused pleaded guilty to the offence.
The court drew their attention to the fact the act of soliciting was an offence against the laws of the country.
Two others who denied the charged were granted bail in the sum of GH 5,000 cedis 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 a countless number of robberies.