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Photo editor jailed


A District Magistrate Court in Accra has sentenced a 33-year old Photo editor to 30 days imprisonment for publishing videos of a student after extorting monies from her.

Richmond Clement Kobina Abegya was also ordered by a Kaneshie District Court to pay a fine of ¢4,800 or in default serve six months imprisonment.


The court further ordered Abegya to pay the victim ¢5,000 compensation by March 3, this year.

Abegya, charged with publication or sales of materials and extortion, pleaded guilty before the court presided over by Rosemond Dodua Agyiri.

The facts as presented by Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Sylvester Asare, prosecuting, said the complainant who is a student resides at Tema while Abegya also lives at Tema Community four.

Prosecution said in July last year, the convict met the complainant on WhatsApp and became friends.