The accused persons were charged with indiscriminate disposal of refuse and human excreta, creation of unauthorized refuse dumping site, insanitary bath house drains and keeping of over grown weeds around a residential area.
All of them, pleaded guilty to the charges.
The accused persons were, Ama Yeboah, Joyce Akosua, Mariama Mutala, Esther Mante and Shallot Oparebea, all of Suhum.
Prosecuting, a Senior Environmental Health Officer, Mr Stephen Kwadwo Asante said, on March 5, this year, two Environmental Health Officers, Bismark Otopah and Sylvester Yeboah were on their normal rounds and entered the premises of the five accused persons.
He said, on discovering the environmental challenges in the house, the Environmental Health Officers pointed out to them, the health implications of their activities and advised them to take measures to remedy the situation.
Mr Asante said, the accused persons became offended and started insulting the Environmental Health Officers, leading to the issuance of summons to the accused persons to appear before the court.