21.10.2021 Headlines

Shatta Wale, three others to spend one week in police cell

Shatta Wale, three others to spend one week in police cell
21.10.2021 LISTEN

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday, October 21 has remanded controversial dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale and three others into police custody for a week.

His accomplices, Kojo Owusu Koranteng, Idris Yusif and Eric Venator have been charged for abetment of crime are also to spend the next one week in police custody.

They pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Shatta Wale also pleaded not guilty to the charge of publication of false news and causing fear and panic.

The four persons are expected to reappear in court on October 26, 2021.

Shatta Wale was arrested on Tuesday after the police announced that they were looking for him over his involvement in the spread of false information that he had been shot at East Legon in Accra.

A fourth accomplice who is also a member of Wale’s crew was arrested on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

Prior to his arrest on Tuesday, he apologized to his fans and people who had been affected by the prank in a Facebook post.

He made reference to a prophecy that was made by Bishop Stephen Kwesi Appiah of New Life Kingdom Chapel that he would be shot dead on October 18, 2021.

Bishop Stephen Kwesi Appiah also known as 'Jesus Ahoufe' of New Life Kingdom Chapel who has also been arrested over his prophecy.

He was also charged with causing fear and panic is expected to also appear before court today [October 21, 2021].

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