Akuapem Poloo jailed 3 months over indecent exposure

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Actress, Rosemond Brown, known in showbiz as Akuapem Poloo has been jailed 90 days for indecent exposure by an Accra High Court.

Angel FM Court Correspondent, Ama Brako Ampofo reported on Anopa Bofo that she was sentenced after being found guilty of indecent exposure.

The actress has been standing trial for sometime for indecently exposing herself and her child after she posted a naked picture of herself and the child to celebrate her birthday.

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Child Right group, Child Rights International dragged her to court over the picture with Akuapim Poloo changing her initial plea of not guilty to guilty.

She was therefore convicted on Wednesday with her sentencing deferred to today.

A brief facts of the case presented to the court by the prosecution led by Chief Inspector Agartha Asantewaa were that the the complainant is Bright K. Appiah, the Director of Child Rights International Ghana.

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According to the prosecution, on June 30, 2020, the accused person celebrated her son’s seventh birthday and she took her nude pictures together with her son who was also half naked and posted same on her Instagram page which went viral on social media.

She told the court that, the pictures attracted comments, adding that the behaviour of the accused person was likely to detract from the dignity of her seven year old son among others.

Chief Inspt. Agartha told the court that the complainant petitioned the Director-General Criminal Investigations Directorate and the matter was referred to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit.

Akuapem Poloo, she said was arrested and in her caution statement, admitted posting the nude picture with her son unintentionally.

But, the prosecution held that Rosemond had deliberately posted the nude picture together with her son.

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