- Shatta Wale is in prison custody after his first appearance in court.
- He was arrested together with three others for spreading false news which went viral on social media days ago.
- Shatta Wale is currently at the Ankaful Maximum Security prison and serving a one week remand after he pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against him.
The management of Shatta Movement Music Production has released a statement to the public on their artist after his arrest appreciating fans for their love and support in his trying times.
The management in a release sighted by unitedshowbiz.com.gh has urged fans of the Shatta Movement to stay calm and safe in a humble request.
The release did mention that their artist, Shatta Wale is fine and doing well on remand indicating that it will continue to share updates with the public on new developments.
Below is a copy of the release (immediate):
Court Decision on Shatta Wale and Others
Three others who appeared in court with him Kojo Owusu Koranteng, Shatta’s personal assistant, Eric Vanetor, a graphic designer and Iddrisu Yussif, a beautician were charged for abetment of criminal publication of false news.
All the accused persons pleaded not guilty and have been remanded into police custody.
EIB Network’s Court Correspondent Murtala Inusah reports that the court presided over by Mr Emmanuel Marvin Essandoh while remanding the accused said the interest of the public is paramount.