Akuapem Poloo Granted GH¢100,000 Bail Over Nude Photo With Son

Ghanaian actress and model Rosemond Alade Brown, known widely on social media as Akuapem Poloo, who few months back shared her naked picture together with her son on social media, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.

Akuapim Poloo who has been charged with publication of obscene material and two counts of engaging in domestic violence, has pleaded not guilty.

The Court presided over by Mrs Christiana Cann, has admitted Rosemond to bail in the sum of GHS 100,000 with four sureties two to be justified with landed property worth GHS100,000.

The title deed of the property, the Court said, should be deposited at the court’s Registry pending the outcome of the matter.

The matter has been adjourned to November 23.

Poloo’s lawyer Philip Kofi Bekoe prayed the court to admit his client to bail because she was well known and she had people of substance who would stand as sureties when granted bail.

Chief Inspector Agartha Asantewaa is the case prosecutor.

The case as narrated by the prosecution is that the complainant, Mr Bright K. Appiah is the Director of Child Rights International Ghana.

On June 30 this year, Prosecution said Rosemond 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.

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

The prosecution said the complainant petitioned the Director-General CID and the matter was referred to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU).

Rosemond, the prosecution said, was arrested and in her caution statement, admitted posting the nude picture with her son unintentionally.
A write up accompanying the picture read: “I am naked in front of you because this is how naked I was giving birth to you, so in case you find me lying somewhere don’t pass by but see me as your mom who brought you to life.

The prosecution held that Rosemond deliberately posted the nude picture together with her son.

Source: GNA