Akuapem Poloo’s 90-day jail term Reversed by Court of Appeal after reportedly being fined

Akuapem Poloo

There is a recent Update on the Jail term of Ghanaian actress and Media Sensation, Rosemond Brown popularly known as Akuapem Poloo.

News available to EverydaynewsGH has it that Akuapem Poloo’s 90-day jail term Reversed by Court of Appeal after reportedly being fined GHC 12k.

According to reports, A three-member panel of the Court of Appeal reversed the 90-day jail term that was imposed on her few days ago which caused many Ghanaians to sympathize with her.

Why her Jail term was reversed

The three member panel reversed this decision after the prosecution had indicated to the court that, the Republic does not oppose both the application for bail and the substantive appeal.

Akuapem Poloo’s Lawyers argued that the 90 day term which was imposed on the actress was too harsh. To this, they argued that the Jail term be replaced with a fine instead.

On Wednesday, December 15, the panel said that though the 90 days sentence right, there are chances or measures to replace the jail term with a fine instead.

The panel took into consideration of the fact that the actress was a single mother who takes care of a seven-year-old son and the fact that the boy will need parental care.

The court further hoped that the actress has learnt something from what she has gone through from April to date and advise herself next time.

Akuapem Poloo’s Fine

According to reports, the court imposed to run concurrently, a fine of 1000 penalty (GHc12,000) on count A and 500 (GHc6, 000) penalty units each on counts 2 and 3 (12, 000).

Per the decision of the court according to reports, the Actress will have to pay GHc12, 000 to be free from the jail term.

In instances where she won’t be able to pay the fine, she will then have to enjoy her stay in Jail.

Background…

The Single mother was apprehended by the Ghana police for exposing nudity with her son on social media.

Akuapem Poloo was on April 16 sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to three charges.

Her lawyers, after being sentenced to jail by court, did their best to secure bail on her behalf.

On December 1, the High Court dismissed her first appeal to have the decision reversed.

The new update today has it that Akuapem Poloo’s 90-day jail term has been Reversed by Court of Appeal after reportedly being fined GHC 12k.

More to Follow…

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