Takoradi 'pregnant' woman now a crime suspect - Police declares

Takoradi 'pregnant' woman now a crime suspect - Police declares

  • The Ghana Police Service has declared Josephine Panyin Mensah a suspect
  • Contrary to claims that Josephine used to frequent the European Hospital for Antenatal check-up, a police report states the claim is false
  • Three people have been arrested for further probing on possible conspiracy charges

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Accra - Josephine Panyin Mensah, the woman who was reported missing in Takoradi and later found, has been declared a suspect by the Ghana Police Service.

A release by the Ghana Police said thorough investigations are ongoing to get to the root of the matter.

The police in the release said, following the reappearance of Josephine after her disappearance for five days, officials have come to the conclusion that she was never pregnant after medical examinations.

Takoradi 'pregnant' woman now a crime suspect - Police declares
Josephine Panyin Mensah Photo credit: AdomFM/ Facebook
Source: UGC

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The release also mentioned that contrary to reports that Josephine used to frequent the European Hospital for ante-natal check-ups, that claim was found to be false.

A medical report suggested that the last time she visited the hospital was in October 2020 and she was without pregnancy.

Takoradi 'pregnant' woman now a crime suspect - Police reveals
Takoradi 'pregnant' woman now a crime suspect - Police reveals
Source: UGC

The police report further suggested that Josephine conspired with others over her possible planned disappearance.

Three people have so far been arrested for further probing on possible conspiracy charges, according to the police report.

Takoradi 'pregnant' woman now a crime suspect - Police reveals
Takoradi 'pregnant' woman now a crime suspect - Police reveals
Source: Facebook

The statement shared by the Ghana Police on their Facebook page drew a lot of reactions from Ghanaians.

Below are some of the reactions;

Atta Bernard said there are a lot of inconsistencies in the developments.

Any critical thinker ll appreciate the fact that there were a lot of inconsistencies on how the whole issue developed. We should put emotions aside and face the fact.

Hon Ras Akihito said the police cannot be trusted on this.

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Tiwaa Addo Dankwa former CID Boss in my mind. Can we trust the police on this, when the regional minister has acted unprofessionally? The police CID told us the 3 Tardi girls was in Nigeria and are safe.

Rosemary Kwakye Marfo described a similar incident.

Recently a similar issue happened where the lady run away with a neighbors picture after months of pretending to be pregnant with twins and sending regular scans and pics to the baby father who was not around.

Takoradi woman was never pregnant

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the Western Regional Minister has revealed that the found woman who was allegedly kidnapped while pregnant was not pregnant.

According to Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, preliminary investigation and examination by a medical doctor in charge of the kidnapped lady in the Western Region revealed she was not pregnant.

A post shared on Facebook by Esinam Osei based on an interview with the regional minister had with Angel FM, stated that initial investigations by the BNI indicate the story of the kidnapping was fake.

Darko Mensah opined that the medical officer who examined Josephine when she was found at the Axim Government Hospital told him that the 28-year-old was never pregnant as it has been widely publicised.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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