- Joyce Barnes was adopted before she turned 2 years old.
- Her foster mother Sarah Bansah willed her 4 bedroom house to her before she passed away
- Joyce Barnes was allegedly framed by Sarah Bansah's family with theft because of the house
- She was handed a 1-year jail sentence
- She was set free after the fine for her release was paid
Of an excruciating experience, a 19-year-old lady caught in a tangle of schemes aimed at bringing her to her knees, engineered by family members of woman who adopted her.
Joyce Barnes was given a 1-year sentence for stealing the clothes of a tenant who resides in her house.
Let’s spin time chariot’s wing back; Joyce Barnes, was adopted when she was nearly 2 years old by a good-hearted woman, Madam Sarah Bansah.
Prior to her death, Sarah Bansah willed her four bedroom house to Joyce to the displeasure of her family.
After her death, some of her family members allegedly conspired with a tenant in the little girl's new house to frame her up.
The judge who ruled on the matter asked Joyce to pay an amount of GHc 9,000, in default, Joyce’s tenant could sell her house.
With help from donors, Crime Check Foundation, the fine has been paid, and ownership of house has now reverted to Joyce.
Joyce Barnes has been released and now sings of freedom.
Meanwhile, a good-hearted teacher at Kubease in Ejisu, has been impacting the lives of young people in an extraordinary way despite having access to very limited resources.
Naomi Awomeh, a teacher at Kubease in Ejisu, a small village in the Ashanti region, Ghana, has become the love of many hearts after the story of how she’s touching the lives of young pupils in the school she teaches gained attention.
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