Shatta Wale arrest bail: Ghana court grant star Shatta Wale Ghc100,000 bail

Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Charles Nii Armah Mensah, aka Shatta Wale be a free man today after the court grants self recognizance bail.

They grant him bail to the sum of Ghc100,000 after police arrest him and other two persons last week for allegedly spreading false information that someone shoot him. The police charge Shatta Wale with the publication of false information which also includes causing fear and panic. Accra Circuit court last week Thursday fail to grant him bail, instead, he and his accomplice were placed in prison custody for 5 days. Ghana Police Service move the popular musician to the Ankaful Prison where he stay until a hearing today.


Shatta Wale arrest offence

  • Ghana Police Service say Shatta Wale was arrested to him assist the police in investigations for the alleged involvement in the creation and circulation of information which cause fear and panic”
  • Under Ghana law, the offense Shatta Wale commit fall under misdemeanours, punishable by various terms of sanctions in Ghana.
  • Such offenses include assault, theft, unlawful assembly, official corruption and public nuisances.
  • Shatta Wale offense fall under public nuisances.
  • Lawyer Yaw Oppong, say for such offenses, suspect if found guilty could get maximum 3 years jail term or caution.
  • “Normally de maximum punishment is about 3 years. He can also be caution and fine” according to Mr. Oppong.