Morkporkpor Anku, GNA
Accra, Dec. 4, GNA - Madam Ama Anima, a sanitation worker released from the Kumasi Central Prison with the support of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), a Prison NGO, has delivered two bouncing baby boys.
The delivery took place at the the Greater Accra Regional Hospital also known as the Ridge Hospital.
Madam Ama Anima, who was heavily pregnant, before her rescue was convicted to a fine of GH¢1,200.00, or in default serve a five-year jail term for biting the hand of a family member during a fight.
Mr Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng, the Executive Director of CCF, whose Foundation has solicited support for Ama, said the prison should not be the portion of innocent babies, who have done no wrong.
He said unfortunately some judges at the Lower Courts violate the law by throwing pregnant women into prison.
"We thank God for using the Foundation to rescue these beautiful kids from the prospects of a prison sentence, we pray they grow to declare the glory of God," he said.
Mr Kwarteng, who is also the Ambassador Extraordinaire of Prisons, described Ama's predicament as the one from "Prison to Grace."
He expressed gratitude to the Almighty God for taking care of Ama throughout the pregnancy stages till delivery.
He also thanked all good Samaritans, who supported the activities of the Foundation to support Ama and others released from prison.
Madam Anima told the Ghana News Agency that she was very happy to deliver the twins safely and expressed gratitude to God for the protection and care throughout the process.
She also thanked the Executive Director, the entire team and benevolent individuals and organizations that supported her through the trying moments as a pregnant woman.
"I thank all for your prayers," she said.