Lawyer for the infamous Takoradi kidnapped pregnant woman, Philip Fiifi Buckman, has confirmed that his client is still in Police custody and shot down claims that the pending charges levelled against her are serious in nature.
Mr. Buckman made these comments in an exclusive interview with Kofi Annan on Takoradi based Sankofa Radio 98.9. He pointed out that the charges filed are not grave and that in the unlikelihood event of a conviction, the maximum punishment to be meted out cannot exceed a six month imprisonment based on current sentencing guidelines.
Josephine Panyin Mensah is standing trial for allegedly faking pregnancy and kidnapping for which she has pleaded not guilty.
Josephine Panyin Mensah went missing on September 16, 2021, allegedly carrying a full-blown pregnancy but was found some days later without the pregnancy.
The Police subsequently notified the public that interrogation of the lady and medical report had revealed that the woman was not actually pregnant or had delivered in the period under review.
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