The Chief of Tamale, Naa Dakpema Fuseini Bawa has fined a Tamale based actor, Bashiru Aborimahim for sleeping with a married woman whose name has been withheld.
This took place today, March 25, 2021 at the Dakpema palace in Tamale, where the actor was summoned, following a complaint by the husband.
Speaking on behalf the palace, entertainment Chief, Chief Musah Dema-Naa told journalists that the fine was to serve as a deterrent to actors in the industry in northern region, adding that they will not hesitate to ban Aborimahim from acting, when next he commits similar crime.
“After summoning and questioning Aborimaham at the Dakpema Palace, Aborimaham has admitted that he had several affairs with Nantogma married wife at the Dakpema palace”, Dema-Naa told the media.
“The Chief and his elders has charged Aborimaham to pay an amount of GHc5, 000, 3 cocks and a sheep this coming Saturday, 27th of March as fine for his crime. Should he fail to pay this fine, he will be ban forever from acting, and will be lashed in front of the public on Saturday”, he added.
Hypemedia reported that Aborimahim confessed sleeping with the wife of the said Mr. Nantogma, following thorough interrogation at the palace.
“Whatever Nantogma said is true, I have had several affairs with his wife but I apologized for whatever pain I have caused him. I have regretted the act and have since distanced myself from her”, Aborimaham confessed.
Until now, there have been widespread allegations of “role for sex” in the acting industry in the northern region.