Comedian and Actor Benson Nana Yaw Oduro Boateng aka Funny Face has revealed to the Kaneshi District Court that one of his friends gave him ‘wee toffee,’ when he was discharged from the psychiatric hospital.
Appearing in Court on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, he disclosed that he was under the influence of the substance.
The actor of the ‘Cow and Chicken’ fame who has been charged for the threat of death stirred drama upon his appearance in court.
The accused person whose plea was not taken because of the prosecution’s suspicions that he is mentally unstable.
Asked by the Magistrate of the Kaneshie District Court presided over by His Worship Kofi Oheneba-Kuffour, why he came without a lawyer, he said “My Lord, I have lawyers but I feel they shouldn’t come. I caused my own problems because I didn’t take my drugs. I have mental issues.”
Funny Face went on further to tell the court that, naturally he loves girls and switched off when his wife he loves took his twin girls away.
“My Lord, I love girls (children) and once she (his wife) took the twins away, I went off. She was pregnant when she left with my twins. She knew I love children, so she was playing on my mind” he told the court.
Just when the court thought it had heard enough, Funny Face opened another chapter, this time with a question to the magistrate.
“My Lord, do you know, Adebabayor? He is my friend, he gave me two cars. I insulted him, Fada Dickson, I insulted him.
“My Lord, do you know Bola Ray? I insulted him, too” before telling the court that he was under the influence of the substance.
In response to prosecution prayer to the court for him to be sent for psychiatric re-examination, he said he doesn’t want to be taken to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. But, he prefers any other hospital.
According to him, he suffered so much when he was on admission there because the people there “fart too much,” leaving the courtroom with spontaneous laughter.
The accused person also told the court how he wanted to beat Kwadwo Nkansah aka Lilwin, at a television studio in Accra
He asked the court to beg Lilwin who was in court to forgive him. He apologized in open court to Lilwin, who was present in court.
Kwadwo Nkansah, in response, told the court that, he bears no grudge with Funny Face and that, they are still friends.
The two were seen doing their own things at the premises of the court when the case was adjourned.
The court prior to adjourning the case advised Funny Face to take care of his own health matters and stay away from social media which is causing him problems.