Shatta Wale arrested over false report

Shatta Wale arrested over false report

Dancehall singer, Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale has been arrested by the Police in Ghana over false gun attack report. Yesterday news made rounds 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 Wale had been rushed to the emergency ward of a hospital.

This triggered a reaction from the Ghanaian police as they also noted that through a Facebook post; that they were in search of the artiste whose whereabouts was unknown at the time.

Early today, the Ghana Police service via their official Facebook page stated that the singer turned himself in; after they had declared him wanted. They also arrested Shatta Wale for “creation and circulation of information intended to cause fear and panic”.

The statement titled, Police have arrested Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale, reads, “The Police have arrested Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale. After we publicly declared him as well as one other person wanted, the suspect, Wale, turned himself in today Tuesday 19th October 2021, at 8.59 pm.

Also Read: Shatta Wale: Police speak on artist’s alleged shooting

“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 as well as panic. As stated in previous statements, the public is advised to desist from publishing false information; capable of disturbing the peace of the country or risk being arrested and prosecuted.”

 

 

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