Sex Job Nursing mother, 21 prostitutes arrested at Cantonments

The 22 suspects are made up of 12 Nigerians, four Ghanaians, two Togolese, two Liberian, one Beninese and a Cameroonian.

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The police has arrested twenty two young girls allegedly involved in prostitution operating within the Togo embassy at Cantonments in the Greater Accra region.

Among the prostitutes included ladies, aged between 15 and 35 years.

The 22 suspects are made up of 12 Nigerians, four Ghanaians, two Togolese, two Liberian, one Beninese and a Cameroonian and are reported to be in the commercial sex business for so many years.

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Some of the suspects including a medical doctor and a teenager nursing mother were also arrested.

They operate around the Togo Embassy, Cantonments Post Office, Italian Embassy, Akufo-Addo round about among others.


One of the arrested prostitutes said she has been in the commercial sex activity for 21 years.

She said she has a child whom she sent back home to stay with her mother in Nigeria.

The youngest suspect, who is 15 years old is nursing mother of a seven month old child. She said she always leave the baby in the care of her friend to seek for sex partners around the Togo embassy to make money to cater for her child.

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The suspected prostitutes were apprehended upon several complains against them and would be sent to court for prosecution, the police has said.

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