Let's take a critical look at some of the issues that didn't add up to some of the main points in Josephine's account, with everyone wanting to take sides in this situation, with many blaming the western regional MP and condemning the Ghana police of not being fair to the woman.
These are the four issues that need to be critically considered.
1. Getting up at 5 a.m. to go for a walk
2. She went for a walk with her antenatal booklet at the appointed time.
3. She claims her antenatal booklet was taken by the kidnappers.
4. Alleging there were other 11 pregnant women with her who were killed yet we haven't heard of other reported missing pregnant women.
The first point is that she gets up at 5:00 a.m. to go for a walk. We all know that pregnancy comes with a variety of problems, to the point that some women may feel compelled to walk around barefooted and do a variety of strange things that they would not have done if it weren't for the pregnancy. So, in this case, it's safe to assume that waking up at 5:00 a.m. was one of these feelings she had and decided to act on. What doesn't stack up is that she is aware of her condition and could have asked someone to escort her at the time, yet she went it alone.
Another issue to consider is her going on a walk while carrying her antenatal booklet. Why would a pregnant woman out for a stroll bring her antenatal booklet with her if she isn't heading to the hospital?
And to make things more complicated, the robbers took the antenatal booklet. If their interest was only to kidnap her they why would they take the booklet unless they have extra reason aside only kidnaping her, and why would she even decide to go for walk with it?
Finally, she said that there were another 11 pregnant women kidnapped and killed; this could be real or not, but there has been no more news about missing pregnant women as of yet.
This is a more complicated issue, and supporting either side makes things even more complicated, so before you take sides, examine the issue critically.
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