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Henry Fitz, 2 others charged over sexual extortion and non-consensual sharing of Serwaa Amihere's intimate video

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Henry Amponsah popularly known as Henry Fitz who is said to be behind sexual extortion and non-consensual sharing of intimate images of media personality Serwaa Amihere has been charged for conspiracy to commit non-consensual sharing of intimate images and sexual extortion.

Henry Fitz together with two others Edem Saviour Ketti and Candylove Kwakyewaa Ababio have been slapped with four counts of charges.
The counts comprised of a charge each of conspiracy to commit crime, Non-consensual sharing of intimate images and two counts of sexual extortion contrary to section 66(1) of Cyber Security Act, 2020 (Act 1038).

The charge sheet filed on April 8, 2024, indicated that, Henry Fitz is currently at large (on the run).

Brief Facts

Per the brief facts of the case, the Complainant is Serwaa Amihere, a media personality whilst Edem Saviour Ketti, 1st Accused is a film-maker residing at Adjiringanor.

The 2nd accused, Candylove Kwakyewaa Ababio, according to the charge sheet, is a trader and resides at Achimota Kingsby in Accra.

While Henry Amponsah alias Henry Fitz, 3rd Accused, is currently at large.

According to the brief facts, on December 3, 2023, the Complainant’s make-up artist – Colleen Nhyira Afful-Sam called to inform her that someone had texted her demanding an amount of GHc5,000 with the pretext that he had the complainant’s nude pictures.

It stated that the said amount should be sent to an MTN mobile money account number – 0558247205, which bears the name Edem Saviour Ketti.

The facts explained further that, on April 2, 2024, another MTN number -0555252660 called and demanded an amount of GHc20.000.00 to be sent within a minute, or else he would post the nude videos of the complainant.

It added that, though he succeeded in taking the ransom, he still went ahead and posted the nude pictures of the complainant on social media handles.

On April 3, 2024, the complainant filed a complaint with the police, and upon surveillance mounted, Edem was arrested at his hideout at Dzorwulu.

It also stated that during the investigation, he admitted to using his Ghana Card to register the MTN mobile money account number 0558247205, which he then handed to Candylove, who then gave the same number to Henry Fitz, and that he has been using the number till date in the design to sexually exploit the complainant and circulate her intimate images on social media handles and networks.

According to the brief facts, the case is still under investigation whilst efforts are underway to apprehend Henry Fitz to face the law.

 

source: Theannouncergh.com