HomenewsAkuapem Poloo awaits COVID test results to begin jail term at Ankaful

Akuapem Poloo awaits COVID test results to begin jail term at Ankaful

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Poloo in hoody with a Police officer after the court announced the jail term

Actress Rosemond Brown popularly known as Akuapem Poloo will serve her 90-day jail term at the Ankaful Prisons in Cape Coast.

She has subsequently undertaken a Covid-19 test on Friday awaiting results to begin her sentence.

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Akuapem Poloo who was convicted on her own plea after changing her not guilty plea to guilty was given a custodial sentence on Friday after a pregnancy test conducted on her came out negative.

The outspoken actress was slapped with three charges of publication of obscene materials, engaging in domestic violence, conduct that in any way undermines another person’s privacy or integrity, and engaging in domestic violence namely conduct that in any way detracts or is likely to detract from another person’s dignity and worth as a human being.

The Circuit Court in Accra presided over by Her Honour Mrs Christiana Cann sentenced Akuapem Poloo on all three charges to 90 days each but the sentence she said will run concurrently, meaning she will serve three months.

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Speaking to Lantam Papanko on Starr Today, on Starr FM on Friday, her lawyer Andrews Kudzo Vortia said the Covid result is expected to be ready on Monday.

He said, his client would be taken to the Ankaful Prisons if the test is negative.

Lawyer Vortia has also served notice he is going to file an appeal against the sentencing on Monday.

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Brief facts

Brief facts of the case presented to the court by the prosecution led by Chief Inspector Agartha Asantewaa were that the complainant is Bright K. Appiah, the Director of Child Rights International Ghana.

According to the prosecution, on June 30, 2020, the accused person celebrated her son’s seventh birthday and she took her nude pictures together with her son who was also half-naked and posted the same on her Instagram page which went viral on social media.

She told the court that, the pictures attracted comments, adding that the behavior of the accused person was likely to detract from the dignity of her seven-year-old son among others.

Chief Inspt. Agartha told the court that the complainant petitioned the Director-General Criminal Investigations Directorate and the matter was referred to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit.

Akuapem Poloo, she said was arrested and in her caution statement, admitted posting the nude picture with her son unintentionally.

Source: Ghana/starrfm.com.gh/Murtala Inusah

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