Blind prisoner Peter Ennin speaks after Christian Atsu pays fine for his release (video)

Blind prisoner Peter Ennin speaks after Christian Atsu pays fine for his release (video)

Peter Ennin, a blind Ghanaian man who was released from jail after Ghanaian footballer Christian Atsu paid his fine has finally revealed what took him to jail.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported Peter Ennin, a visually impaired prisoner, had been jailed over a crime yet to be known, was released after Christian Atsu paid his fine.

Check TV reports that Ghana’s prisons are not disability-friendly and the burden of keeping such inmates falls on the Prison Service despite having limited resources to cater for them.

In a post on social media, Crime Check TV, disclosed: ''Blind prisoner, Peter Ennin released after Christian Atsu pays his fine. We don't have disability-friendly facilities in our prisons, so the burden of keeping such inmates falls on the Prison Service that have limited resources.''

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Ennin has granted an interview following his release and has revealed why he was jailed.

The visually impaired man disclosed that his late mother started building but couldn’t complete before she passed away.

Ennin says his late mum bequeathed the uncompleted house to him and had been living in it with his wife and children since he became the owner of the house.

He details how he ended up in jail following a misunderstanding with a tenant in the video below:

In other stories, YEN.com.gh amid the social stigma and stereotype against women who opt for or undergo caesarean section, a Ghanaian woman has died after her husband’s pastor allegedly advised against the surgery.

Caesarean section, also known as C-section, or caesarean delivery, is the use of surgery to deliver babies. The surgery is often necessary when a 'normal delivery' would put the baby or mother at risk. Yaw Asamoah Akowuah, revealed via social media that: ''a friend lost the wife last week because at church, their pastor had told him not to allow the wife have CS.''

He painfully disclosed that during their last scan, it emerged that owing to the weight of the baby and how the child was positioned, it was advisable that they have the child through CS.

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