Patience Asiedua popularly known as Nana Agradaa has been slapped with a fine of Ghc36,000 after pleading guilty in court today,16, June 2021.
Nana Agradaa, who had earlier pleaded not guilty to charges of operating TV without license contrary to section 110 of the Electronic transaction act 2008, act 772 and Charlatanic advertisement (Sika Gari) contrary to section 137 of the criminal offences Act, 1960 changed her plea from not guilty to guilty.
She was therefore convicted on her own plea and was sentenced to a fine of 3,000 penalty unit (GHc36,000) on count one to wit operating TV without a license, in default she will serve a three-year jail term in hard labour.
For the offence of Charlatanic advertisement (Sika Gari), the court sentenced her to a fine of GHc10, 000 in default, she will serve a year in prison.
The court said, the sentences are to be served concurrently which means, she will pay the highest fine which is GHc36, 000.
EIB Network’s Court Correspondent Murtala Inusah reports that Nana Agradaa looks sobber in the docket while changing her plea in open court.