Video: Police arrest Medikal for brandishing a gun on social media; denied bail, set to appear in court on October 22, 2021

Illegal possession and brandishing of firearms among celebrities in Ghana and other parts of the world have been seen in recent times.

Ghanaian hip hop singer, Samuel Adu Frimpong, popularly known as Medikal has been invited by the Ghana Police Service after a video of him brandishing a firearm had gone viral on social media.

Medikal together with his wife, Fella Makafui appeared before the police on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at the Accra Regional Police Command.

Reports indicate that Medikal has been detained and denied bail by the Ghana Police Service and set to spend the night in Police Cells.

He has been arraigned before the court on Friday, October 22, 2021

On September 26, rapper Medikal raised eyebrows on social media when he was seen in a video flaunting a pistol believed to be newly acquired.

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The video, which caught the attention of many, showed him holding the famous Ruger American Pistol.

Medikal’s arrest comes a few hours after he appeared in court to support Shatta Wale during the latter’s trial over the hoax shooting incident.

Shatta Wale has today Thursday, 21st October 2021, been remanded with three others into prison custody for a week.

They were remanded following a request by the police for their continued detention due to ongoing investigations on their alleged involvement in the publication of false information with the intention to cause fear and panic.