Unemployed jailed for distributing ex-wife’s nude pictures

Unemployed jailed for distributing ex-wife’s nude pictures

An unemployed man who shared nude pictures of his ex-wife has been sentenced to one year imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. 

Samuel Baah is said to have despatched his ex- spouse’s nude pictures by way of WhatsApp to a feminine buddy of the complainant. 

Baah was charged with menace of loss of life, non-consensual sharing of intimate picture, menace to distribute prohibited picture and publication of obscene materials. 

He pleaded responsible to the fees and the courtroom presided over by Mr Samuel Bright Acquah convicted him on his personal plea. 

The case of the prosecution led by Chief Inspector Isaac Anquandah was that the complainant, name withheld, was a businesswoman whereas the accused, a resident of Ablekuma in Accra. 

The prosecution said the accused, now convict, had been married to the complainant for two years. 

It said in August this year, Baah, and the complainant had a misunderstanding and separated.  

The prosecution said on September 2, this year, Baah despatched sequence of threatening voice notes by way of WhatsApp to the complainant and describing her as a prostitute.  

It said Baah within the voice notice indicated that he would shame the complainant within the community.  

He additionally threatened the complainant that if she divorced him, he would kill her and himself. 

On September 12, this year, the prosecution said at about 8:30 am, the complainant received a cellphone call from her buddy often known as Afia who knowledgeable her that, she had received pictures and messages from a cellular phone number with the complainant’s nude pictures. 

The prosecution said the Director General of Criminal Investigations Department was petitioned over the problem and the matter was referred to the Cyber crime Unit for additional investigations. 

It said the complainant’s buddy was invited to assist in investigations and Baah was found because the one who took the bare pictures of the complainant with out her consent and despatched to the complainant’s friends. 

The prosecution said the accused was then picked up and through investigations, he admitted the offences. 

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