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3 Fined ¢3, 600 For Spilling Concrete On Public Road

Three persons including a driver and his two supervisors have been convicted by a court to pay a fine of ¢3,600 for spilling concrete on a public road at Abavana Junction along the Pigfarm-Circle stretch in Accra.

In a video captured by a “concerned” citizen and shared by the police on Facebook, a Ford Concrete Pump Truck with registration number GN 8042- 20, was spotted spilling concrete on the road.

Reacting to this, the three; Tahiru Faisal who is the driver of a Ford Concrete Pump Truck, Emmanuel Sogah-Burns who is the Engineer/Supervisor of Sobtech Engineering Consultancy, and Stephen Donkor who is the operator were arrested on Tuesday, January 25.

They were then put before the court on Thursday, January 27 where they were convicted to pay a fine.

“The first accused, Tahiru Faisal who is the driver of a Ford Concrete Pump Truck with registration number GN 8042- 20 has been convicted to pay a fine of Two Thousand Four Hundred Cedis (GH₵2,400.00).

“The second accused, Emmanuel Sogah-Burns, who is the Engineer/Supervisor of Sobtech Engineering Consultancy has also been convicted to pay a fine of Six Hundred Ghana Cedis (GH₵600.00).

“The third accused, Stephen Donkor who is the operator, is also convicted to pay a fine of Six Hundred Ghana Cedis (GH₵600.00)”, the police announced in a statement.

The police have advised motorists to abide by the road safety regulations at all times. Anybody found culpable will be prosecuted, the police said.

Watch the video here:

Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini

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