Popular actress, Afia Schwarzegger, was Wednesday spotted at the
premises of the Accra Circuit Court complex for the case in which her
husband has been charged for circulating a nude video involving her and
another man in bed.
The actress cum comedienne known in private life as Valentina Nana
Agyeiwaa was seen moving from one courtroom to another in search of the
exact court that will adjudicate on the matter.
But the case apparently could not be heard because the prosecution did not receive the full details pertaining to the case.
A source close to the case, however, informed Graphic Online that
there is a likelihood that hearing will commence at the circuit court
that has jurisdiction over domestic violence and gender based crimes on
Monday, September 25, 2017.
The husband of the actress, Lawrence Abrokwa, is expected to appear
before the court and answer charges of assault, threat of harm and
publication of obscene material.
Out of court settlement?
Abrokwa was arrested by the Achimota Police Command on September 8, 2017.
After initial interrogations in the presence of his lawyer, Mr Maurice Ampaw, he was granted bail.
The case was expected to end up in court on September 11, 2017 but
that did not happen leaving the hundreds of journalists that thronged
the court premises disappointed.
It is unclear why the case has finally ended up in court after
Abrokwa was reported to have initiated plans to settle the matter out of
Earlier reports suggested Abrokwa’s legal team were making frantic attempts to settle the matter out of court.
They are, therefore, said to have petitioned the Criminal
Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service (CID) and the
Attorney General’s Department (AG) to take a second look at the matter
and possibly consider an out–of–court settlement.
In the video, Abrokwa is said to have entered the room with a
substance he claim was acid, threatening to pour it on his wife and her
Both stood up in shock with the man trying to cover his nakedness with a blanket.
Afia Schwarzenegger, who was spotted in a headscarf and clothed in a
white towel, was also seen trying to shield her nakedness from the
The husband is heard reprimanding his wife for infidelity, while she is heard screaming and wailing uncontrollably.