Endanger newborn

71-year-old trader imprisoned for endangering a newborn

An Accra Circuit Court sentenced a 71-year-old businessman to 15 days in jail for endangering a two-week-old newborn. This comes after the court convicted Elizabeth Thompson guilty of endangering her grandchild. Elizabeth is believed to have abandoned the infant behind a guarded wall at the Dansoman Exhibition, claiming that the child was born out of wedlock and that it would be a disgrace to take her home. Elizabeth was also fined GHC2,400 by the court, which was presided over by Mrs. Christina...[Read More]