Just In: Court orders Funny Face to be taken to psychiatric hospital

Just In: Court orders Funny Face to be taken to psychiatric hospital

An Accra court has ordered that award-winning Ghanaian comedian Benson Nana Yaw Oduro Boateng famed as Funny Face should be taken to the psychiatric hospital for two weeks.

The Ofaakor Circuit Court presided by Ebenezer Osei Darko has tasked the Ghana Police to send Funny Face to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital.

According to the judge, the Cow And Chicken star, per his utterances did not sound normal.

The judge said Funny Face may be having a mental crisis and possibly going through mental difficulties believed to be related to depression.

A few days ago, the comedian was arrested by personnel of the police in Kasoa for unlawfully discharging a firearm at a drinking pub.

The Central Regional Police PRO, DSP Irene Serwaa Oppong said someone reported Funny Face for causing a disturbance in a bar.

She stated that their investigations indicated that the actor had gone to the pub where a misunderstanding is believed to have ensued between him and the pub's owner.

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Funny Face is said to have gone home following the altercation, returned with a gun, and fired warning shots.

The comedian however indicated that his Rambo-style arrest was due to the fact that his baby mama, Vanessa, pulled a knife on him and he resorted to firing warning shots to ward off the attack.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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