A Cape Coast Circuit Court presided over by Mrs Dorinda Smith Arthur has convicted a 67-year-old farmer and his daughter to a superb of GH₵60,000 and GH₵12,000 respectively, for practising medicine with out authorization.

The convicts, Samuel Odartei and Alberta Lamiokor, who’re residents of Assin-Adadienten within the Assin South District, would by default serve a 5 year-sentence every for the offence.

Samuel Odartei, who has been practising for 36 years and later along with his daughter Alberta Lamiokor, had been charged with three counts of conspiracy to commit crime, particularly practising medicine with out lawful authorization, using or partaking a non-registered practitioner with out lawful authority, and wilfully and falsely utilizing the title doctor with out the qualification to practice medicine.

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The convicts pleaded not responsible to the fees, however the courtroom discovered them responsible at the top of the trial.

Prosecutor Chief Inspector Gilbert Ayongo said Mr Bright Atsu Fuglo, an Administrator at the headquarters of the Investigative Unit of the Ghana Medical and Dental Council (GMDC), was the complainant.

He told the courtroom that the Council gathered information in regards to the convicts’ operation at Assin-Adadientem with out authority and lodged a proper grievance to the police in Assin-Fosu.

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He said on Wednesday, July 26, 2021, the complainant led the police to the ability, the place they met Mrs Lamiokor in gloves dressing a affected person’s wound whiles other sufferers waited for his or her flip.

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