- An entertainment critic has commended Child Rights International Ghana for reporting Akuapem Poloo to the police
- Bright Appiah made an official complaint to the police after the actress posted a nude photo of herself and her son in 2020
- The complaint led to Poloo being sentenced to a 90-day jail term
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A Ghanaian entertainment critic, Ricky Anokye has commended Child Rights International Ghana for reporting actress Akuapem Poloo to the police leading to her 90 days jail sentence.
Bright Appiah, Executive Director of the organisation reported Rosemond Brown, known in showbiz circles as Akuapem Poloo to the police in 2020 after she posted a nude photo of herself and her son.
On Friday, April 16, 2021, Poloo was sentenced to a 90-day jail term after she pleaded guilty to charges of publishing obscene material with two counts of domestic violence over posting a nude photo of her son in 2020.
“I feel bad about the fact that a young woman is going to prison, leaving behind the son, it’s not the best but I think in as much as I feel sorry for her, I think I feel proud for those who actually took the issue up; Child Rights International. They made sure the right thing was done," stated Anokye on Showbiz 927 on 3FM 92.7 FM.
In a related development, the Executive Director of Child Rights International (CRI), Bright Appiah has opened up on his outfit's next line of actions following Akuapem Poloo's case.
While speaking in an interview with Kwame Nkrumah Tikese on Okay FM, Bright Appiah indicated that they were turning their sights on people using their kids for commercial purposes.
According to him, people who were using their children for adverts to amass wealth to themselves were going against the law.
He said his outfit was soon going to outline a number of these things that were considered illegal because they were going to attract sanctions.
Bright Appiah said it would be in the best interest of people who have opened such social media pages for their children to take them down as soon as possible.
He revealed that he was not perturbed by the backlash his outfit had generated and was receiving following the Akuapem Poloo case which they championed.
According to him, he has a covenant with kids and was not unfazed by what people were saying provided his outfit was doing the right thing.
Bright Appiah said those who refused to heed his free warning would have no option other than to answer for their actions in court.
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