Prostitutes arrested

3 Nigerian prostitutes arrested, quarantined in Salaga over covid-19

Three Nigerian sex workers have been arrested and quarantined at Salaga in the Savannah Region.

The East Gonja Municipal Covid-19 emergency response team is currently in a meeting to decide whether to keep them in Salaga for them to undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine period or send them to Tamale, where they are believed to be based.

Prostitutes arrested

They were picked up by the Police at a guest house on Sunday, April 5, at about 9:00 p.m. following a tip off from some residents.

Customers of the prostitutes have however been let go.

Health officials on Monday morning visited the quarantine facility to perform Covid-19 protocols, including taking of their temperature.