Actress, Emelia Brobbey who has been in the news for an alleged shoplifting incident in London has vehemently denied that allegation on her arrival in Ghana on Thursday July 25, 2013.
She was met by colleague actors and actresses mainly from Kumasi who came in their numbers to support her, chanting songs of victory and making defensive comments.
She said in a press briefing that she had been wrongfully represented in the press - And that the incident happened when a bracelet accidentally fell into her baby's pram without her knowledge until the alarm beeped when she was about leaving the shop, to signify that she had on her something that she had not been paid for.
She said she explained to the security and even paid for it when the shop attendant asked if she wanted to keep the bracelet. She hinted that she was pursued a couple of days later by the London police after she had given her address because she was perceived to be in the country illegally. The actress recalled that the police only checked her passport and visa. The popular actress stressed, contrary to earlier speculations that, she was arrested.
Emelia Brobbey alleged that some persons appears dead set on tarnishing her image by planting false stories in the media, insisting she had never stolen before in her entire life.
On the issue of her friends being detained because of the shoplifting issue - Emelia stated that her lawyers were currently handling the matter to rescue them from detention.
Some of the notable faces presence at the airport include: Mercy Asiedu, Mr. Beautiful, Vivian Jil, Lawrence, Auntie Bee of "Efiewura" fame, Akrobeto and sections of the media.
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