T’adi fake pregnant woman pleads not guilty, granted 50K bail
Josephine Panyin Mensah, the one who supposedly faked her pregnancy and kidnapping at Takoradi in the Western Region, pleaded not guilty in her first court appearance on Monday, 27 September 2021.
Her supplication comes notwithstanding claims by the police that she admitted to faking her pregnancy and abducting to save her marriage.
She is dealing with two indictments of deluding a public official and distribution of bogus news with goal to cause dread and frenzy.
She was admitted to a bail obligation of GHS 50,000 with two sureties to be justified.
The Police assert Ms Mensah told the clinical group at the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital and police examiners that she contrived with her mom to counterfeit her pregnancy since she feared losing her better half after she had a premature delivery while four months pregnant.
The 28-year-elderly person, who is currently being held for erroneously asserting she was hijacked, had prior admitted to the police that she was neither pregnant nor snatched.
She admitted that the spouse treated her with a great deal of adoration and care inside the four months that she was really pregnant before the unnatural birth cycle and, in this way, thought that it is hard to break the terrible news to him.
Out of the dread of losing her marriage and the affection for her better half, she plotted with her mom to counterfeit her pregnancy to full-term by utilizing silicone gut cushions.
They additionally faked her kidnapping to conceal the supposed loss of the child.
She told the examiners that she generally concealed her phony stomach whenever she was with her significant other.
Ms Mensah supposedly crawled under a rock in Agona Nkwanta as a feature of the phony seizing plot however said she never figured the issue could acquire this conspicuousness.
On Thursday, 23 September 2021, a few neighbors and co-inhabitants of hers down-poured curses on the Ghana Police Service and the Western Regional Minister for questioning her pregnancy guarantee and blaming her for faking her supposed seizing.
They crowded the roads of Takoradi Columbia in the casualty presently turned-suspect’s area to pour drink and break eggs to hex all doubters.
A portion of her neighbors and co-occupants said they saw her intensely pregnant.
She disappeared on 16 September and was found at Axim a couple of days after the fact without her clear full-term pregnancy.
She asserts she was captured and conveyed while in the care of her hijackers.
Both the Western Regional Minister and the police questioned the story.
The police, in an assertion, declared the capture of three people suspected to have schemed with the lost-yet discovered lady over her vanishing and claimed pregnancy.
The police noticed that for various years, the territorial order has recorded a few bogus abducting cases wherein individuals plotted to make “self-seizing” occurrences to bring in cash out of payments.
The police additionally noticed that clinical specialists have reasoned that Mrs Mensah was rarely pregnant. As per the law requirement organization, Mrs Mensah, during her cross examination, referenced the European Hospital in Takoradi as the clinic for her antenatal audits and appraisal however clinical records at the office propose that she visited the medical clinic without pregnancy some place in October last year.
‘Takoradi pregnant lady merits awards from Actors Guide’- Kwesi Pratt
Overseeing Editor of Insight Newspaper Kwesi Pratt Junior says the lied and faked Takoradi ‘ pregnant’ lady merits awards from Actors Guide in light of the talented way she spilled her family, occupants of the whole oil city and prevailed with regards to getting Ghanaians along in uneasiness, making apprehension and frenzy just to concede almost too late that the entire unfurling dramatization was organized for reasons most popular to her.
Talking on Peace FM’s “Kokrokoo” program, the veteran Journalist Kwesi Pratt Jnr. said “I don’t acknowledge that the mate is lying. I trust her significant other genuinely acknowledges his soul mate was pregnant. Yet, on the off chance that it happens that this Takoradi woman wasn’t pregnant, I think she justifies an honor from the Actors’ Guilde. Genuinely! Since this woman has had the alternative to convince numerous people that she’s pregnant. All of those living locally concurred that she was pregnant and if for nine (9) months, the woman has really finished things for people to acknowledge she was pregnant, then, Bruce Lee and others ought to go to her for examples”.
The woman at the point of convergence of the Takoradi pregnancy and hijacking debate, Josephine Panyin Mensah, as shown by the police, has confessed to having faked all that she took the country through in the beyond couple of days making apprehension and frenzy.
“The suspect, Josephine Panyin Mensah, 28, has conceded to the police during extra assessments and communicated that nor was she pregnant nor anytime been snatched by ruffians. The public will be invigorated with extra nuances”, the police said on Facebook.
Earlier, the Ghana Police Service had said an ensuing test coordinated on Josephine exhibited she was once in a while pregnant.
According to the police, the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital test result, was equivalent to the past one done at the Axim Government Hospital.
The Acting Director-General of the Public Affairs Department of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Kwesi Ofori, told the media that the clinical staff “have offered verbalizations to the police that they distance themselves from any kind of antenatal or any pregnancy assessment, as affirmed by Josephine Mensah”.
“What they said was that the last time she visited the crisis facility was October 2020, where she went with an affliction issue, which the crisis center didn’t divulge, yet they went further to say that it had nothing to with pregnancy or antenatal thought and the load up”, ACP Ofori said.
“Permit me similarly to stretch that the police are in no circumstance to deliver falsehood or tendencies against this youth and nothing keeps the police from searching for a third appraisal in the apex clinical center – that is the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.”
On Thursday, 23 September 2021, a couple of neighbors and co-tenants of Josephine’s conjured curses on the Ghana Police Service and the Western Regional Minister for scrutinizing the 28-year-old individual’s pregnancy and faulting her for faking her alleged hijacking.
They amassed the streets of Takoradi Columbia in the casualty at present turned-suspect’s region to pour drink and break eggs to hex the police and pessimists.
Some of her neighbours and co-tenants said they saw her vivaciously pregnant.
Josephine vanished on 16 September and was found at Axim several days afterward without her undeniable full-term pregnancy.
She declares she was commandeered and passed on while in the authority of her crooks.
Both the Western Regional Minister and the police have scrutinized the case and faulted her for faking everything.
The police, in an affirmation, pronounced the catch of three individuals suspected to have plotted with the lost-but found woman over her evaporating and guaranteed pregnancy.
The police saw that for different years, the common request has recorded a couple of counterfeit holding onto cases where people conspired to make “self-kidnapping” events to get cash out of installments.
The police furthermore saw that clinical experts have gathered that Mrs Mensah was infrequently pregnant.
As shown by the law execution association, Mrs Mensah, during her questioning, referred to the European Hospital in Takoradi as the crisis facility for her antenatal overviews and evaluation anyway clinical records at the workplace suggest that she visited the clinical center without pregnancy some spot in October last year.
Meanwhile, the gathering of Mrs Mensah are asking the Western Regional Minister, Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, to pull out and apologize for declaring their relative mutilated her pregnancy and attested catching.
The family request she was pregnant at the hour of her kidnapping.
Source: africaneditors.com/African Editors