Ghanaian actress convicted over the viral nude photo with son

In June 2020, the Ghanaian movie star uploaded a controversial nude photo of herself and her son on the occasion of his seventh birthday.

Ghanaian actress convicted over the viral nude photo with son

For posting a nude photo with her son on social media, a Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo, will be spending three months in prison, a court in Ghana ruled on Friday.

According to BBC pidgin, the court sitting in the country’s capital, Accra, reached the judgment to serve as a deterrent to the general public.

The court deferred her sentencing to Friday to allow her to undergo a pregnancy test in compliance with the law, however, the test result conducted on the actress whose real name is Rosemond Brown was negative.

The court also said the movie star would serve 90 days in jail concurrently.

The actress who pleaded guilty to the three charges leveled against her reportedly broke down in tears shortly after the court’s verdict on the case.

The charges include publication of obscene materials, engaging in domestic violence in ways that undermine another person’s privacy and integrity, and conduct in any way that undermines another person’s privacy or dignity.

In June 2020, the Ghanaian movie star uploaded a controversial nude photo of herself and her son on the occasion of his seventh birthday.

However, she apologized after negative reactions trailed the now-deleted post. She explained that the picture was to appreciate motherhood.

“As an artist, whatever I post is an artistic impression. I’m not trying to put porn on my page or playing porn with him. I am so sorry if I hurt anyone with my post this morning. I also want you to know that it wasn’t made with a bad intention,” she had said.