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Akuapem Poloo has not been released yet - Lawyer reveals

By Mutala Yakubu
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Lawyer for Social media sensation, Rosemond Brown, popularly known as Akuapem Poloo say she has not been released yet despite being granted bail by the Criminal Division of the High Court on April 22, 2021.

Her lawyers say they have served the Police’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Ghana Prison Service with the High Court’s bail order, together with the relevant paperwork.

Akuapem Poloo was granted bail of GHS 80,000, with two sureties each to be justified.

She was ordered to surrender her passport to the court’s registry and to only travel outside the jurisdiction with the permission of the court.

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Akuapem Poloo was also directed to report herself to the case investigator every two weeks.

Lead counsel for Akuapem Poloo, Andrew Vortia, who was obviously elated by the decision to grant his client bail, told journalists his team will not relent in their appeal case.

Actress Rosemond Brown aka Akuapem Poloo was sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to the charges of publication of obscene materials, engaging in domestic violence namely conduct that in any way undermines another person’s privacy or integrity and engaging in domestic violence namely conduct that in any way detract from another person’s dignity and worth as a human being.

The decision of the court to give the actress a custodial sentence was met with mixed reactions from Ghanaians – with a section supporting it and others against.