The Tema High Court has fined socialite, Valentina Nana Agyeiwaa, popularly known as Afia Schwarzenegger, an amount of GH¢60,000 (5,000 penalty units) in a contempt case pending before it.
The Court also fined the entertainment personality GH¢5000 to be paid to Bernard Antwi Boasiako, aka Chairman Wontumi, for making defamatory comments against him.
Afia Schwarzenegger was sentenced to 10 days in prison for contempt of court on December 1, last year, however, she was absent on the day of the pronouncement.
She made an appearance on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, in the company of her lawyer, Adrian Duke Amaning, who moved a motion on notice for a variation of the sentence.
Mr. Amaning further indicated that his client had shown remorse and had since published her apology to the court.
The court presided over by Justice Emmanuel Ankamah at its sitting on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, granted the application of the convict and substituted the jail sentence to 5000 penalty units.
The court further ordered her to sign a bond of good behaviour for 36 months. She was also ordered not to comment on the case on any platform during the pendency of the bond.
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