- A top Ghanaian lawyer has said Akuapem Poloo could be sentenced to three years after she pleaded guilty to publishing an obscene material
- Samson Lardy Anyenini says the crime committed by Poloo is a misdemeanor
- Poloo will be officially sentenced on Friday, April 16
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A top Ghanaian lawyer, Samson Lardy Anyenini says actress, Akuapem Poloo, born Rosemond Brown could be sent to jail for three years after she pleaded guilty to the charge of publishing obscene material.
During an interview on Drive on Joy on Joy 99.7 FM, he stated that the crime committed by Poloo is a misdemeanor, and as a result, that's the maximum number of years that she could be sentenced to.
"It's a misdemeanor on the part of Akuapem Poloo, so she could go in for a maximum of three years," stated Anyenini.
On Wednesday, April 14, Poloo was convicted by an Accra circuit court after she pleaded guilty to the charges of publishing obscene material with two counts of domestic violence over posting a nude photo of her son in 2020.
She will be officially sentenced on Friday, April 16, 2021.
She explained the idea behind the photoshoot saying that she gave birth to her son while not wearing any clothes, therefore, she decided to remind him of what she went through to birth him.
This got a lot of people, both individuals, and groups calling for the head of Poloo over her act.
Poloo deleted the post after she was severely criticized. She later recorded another video with her son to apologise to Ghanaians for the photo.
Bright Appiah, Executive Director of the non-governmental organization, Child Rights International, reported the actress to the police posting a nude photo of herself and her son on Instagram last year.
In other news about Poloo, Ghanaian comedian, DKB, born Derick Kobina Bonney is accusing managers of Child Rights International Ghana of being the cause of the current woes of Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo, known in real life as Rosemond Brown.
Following the news about the conviction, an angry DKB shared his opinion about the issue on Instagram by blasting executives of Child Rights International, Ghana.
"Yes, you've caused her public ridicule. Enough, it's ok. You say you are for children, protecting children, that she traumatized the child by taking a naked picture with him so the court should deal with her, fine," said DKB.
"Now you are sending the mother jail. Do you know how much trauma this little boy has to deal with, knowing that your mother is a prisoner, even adults can't deal with that ... is that how to protect children?" DKB quizzed in a video he posted online.
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