Ghanaian music star Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr, known by his stage name Shatta Wale has been granted bail by Ghana Police today, Wednesday, October 20, 2021, following the spreading false information.
The Police picked up Kojo Owusu Koranteng, aka Nana Dope, and Eric Venator, alias Gangee for alleged circulation of false claims on the alleged gunshot attack on Shatta Wale on Monday October 18.
They were arrested today, October 19 2021 for allegedly spreading false information to cause fear and panic.
Publicity Stunt by Shatta Wale and Team
Earlier, the news went viral that the singer was shot at East Legon in Ghana.
The singer’s representative Nana Dope further posted a message via his social media account claiming that Shatta Wale had been rushed to the emergency ward of a hospital.
This triggered a reaction from the Ghanaian Police as they noted that through a Facebook post that they were in search of the artiste whose whereabouts was unknown at the time.
Shatta Wale’s Facebook post
In a Facebook post on Monday, the artist linked threats to his life to “a fake pastor” who had made a prophecy on a local radio station that he would be killed.
The Police arrested him hours after the message, which caused shockwaves in Ghana, was posted.
“He has been arrested to assist the police in investigations for his alleged involvement in the creation and circulation of information intended to cause fear and panic,” a police statement said on Tuesday.
Shatta Wale Bailed
Unitedshowbiz.com.gh has sighted a video shared on Instagram by GhHyper in which Shatta Wale is seen leaving police cells after spending nights behind bars under police investigation and interrogation.
Below is the video:
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