Ladies who refuse their husbands intercourse might be charged for emotional abuse and when discovered responsible, jailed to a most of two years imprisonment or to a effective of 500 penalty items which is equal to GH¢6,000 or each.
Central Regional Coordinator of the Home Violence and Sufferer Assist Unit (DOVVSU), Mr George Appiah-Sakyi who made this recognized has subsequently referred to as on husbands to report their wives to the police for the legislation to take care of them.
In response to him, the legislation can also be relevant to males who might deny their wives intercourse encouraging such emotionally abused ladies to additionally lodge complaints with the police.
At a sensitization workshop for leaders of church buildings within the Cape Coast Metropolis on terrorism and different safety points, the police chief acknowledged emphatically these violations are grounded in legislation and quantity to emotional abuse punishable below the Home Violence Act 732 of 2007.
“In case your husbands refuse to eat your meals and make you sad and causes you emotional ache, you can even report them to the police. In case your husband comes dwelling late and causes you to be sad you may make a case at DOVSSU”
He additionally acknowledged that girls who refuse to provide intercourse to their husbands ought to equally be reported.
“In case your spouse wears denims to sleep and inflicting you emotional abuse it’s an offence and you may report her to DOVVSU,” he acknowledged.