Ghanaian social media sensation Rosemond Alade Brown also known as Akuapem Poloo has seen her 90 days sentence reversed by an appeals court with a fine instead.
The Court of Appeal in Accra has reversed Akuapem Poloo’s sentence with a Ghc12k fine after a new rulling by the court of judicature as cited by Ghanaontheglobe.com.
On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, Lawyers of convicted actress Rosemond Alade Brown popularly known as Akuapem Poloo filed a notice of appeal at the Court of Appeal challenging the dismissal of her appeal by the High Court to continue serving the 90 days.
In a copy of the notice of appeal sighted by Ghanaontheglobe.com filed on Monday, December 6, 2021, stated as follows;
“Please take note that the convict/appellant/appellant hearin, being aggrieved by the judgement of the High Court Criminal Division (1)Accra, Her Ladyship Ruby Aryeetey dated 1st December 2021 dismissing the appellant appeal against the conviction and sentenced to 90 days imprisonment imposed on the appellant on each count to run concurrently by Her Honour Mrs Christiana Cann dated April 16, 2021 hereby appeals to the court of appeal on the grounds set out below and for the release stated hereunder.
“That the learned judge erred in failing to appreciate that as a young first offender and a single parent, a noncustodial sentenced of a fine instead of a custodial sentence of 90days imposed on the appellant by the trial court is appropriate in this case,” the notice of appeal stated. “That the custodial sentence of 90 days imposed on the appellant be set aside and in lieu, be substituted with a non-custodial sentence or a fine..”