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157 criminals, prostitutes and patrons arrested

Some of the alleged criminals escaping arrest

One-hundred and fifty-seven criminals, including commercial sex workers and their patrons, have been rounded up at a growing slum at Madina Redco in Accra by the Police.

They include 46 female, 10 Nigerians and one Liberian. Some of the prostitutes and their patrons were arrested while having sex.

Some of the suspected criminals

They were arrested during a Monday dawn swoop by the Accra Regional Command Police at the place which the police have identified as a haven for criminals in the area.

The growing slum

The slum, regarded as a commercial sex market with a 24-hour service, according to the Police, is where criminals plot and conduct all manner of criminal activities from.

It is located on a large parcel of land adjacent the Redco flats, near Ritz junction at Madina.

By Peter Adattor|TV3|3news.com|Ghana

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