Betting Company fined Gh₵600 for insanitary offence

The Tema Magistrate Court has imposed a fine of Gh₵600 on Alfa Bet Sport and Betting Company, for indiscriminately dumping and burning of refuse on its premises.

The court presided over by Mr Festus Fovi Nukunu, a Circuit Court Judge, sitting as an additional judge at the District Court, fined the manager of Alfabet after he pleading guilty to two charges.

The company was charged for indiscriminate dumping and burning of refuse and accumulation of detrimental articles behind its premises.

Prosecuting, Mr Issah Al-Hassan told the court that on April 25, 2022, Environmental Health Officers in charge of Klagon in the Tema West Municipality, conducted an inspection at Alfabet Sports Betting Company and detected insanitary conditions.

He said the company dumped and burnt refuse at behind its premises and the attention of the manager and the attendant was drawn to the nuisance.

Mr Issah said the manager and attendant admitted the offences, and statutory notice was issued and served on the manager to clear the refuse, but he refused.

Prosecution said criminal summons was applied for and served on the manager to appear before court. – GNA

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