Dancehall musician Shatta Wale is expected to appear before court this morning.
He was arrested for spreading false information and also causing fear and panic, according to police preliminary investigations.
The artiste, born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, turned himself in after the police had declared him wanted.
Three others, including the pastor whose prophesy he blamed for his fabricated story that he had been shot on Monday night.
On Wednesday, October 20, the police’s Acting Public Affairs Director, DSP Alexander Obeng indicated that the suspects were going through the necessary processes ahead of their prosecution.
He hinted that the charges that were expected to be charged and processed for court in line with the security service’s modalities.
Later today, the self-styled Dancehall King will be arraigned together members of his management team, Eric Venator and Kojo Owusu Koranteng.
Born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, Shatta Wale explained that he undertook the action on the back of a prophecy by Bishop Stephen Akwasi, who predicted his death.
In a viral video, the founder and leader of New Life Kingdom Chapel International noted that Shatta Wale would lose his life on October 18, similar to that of South African reggae artiste, Lucky Dube, who was shot on October 18, 2007.
Today is 18th October ?? This man said this about Shatta Wale pic.twitter.com/xUAw2dffj2
— ABOA BANKU (TWO TERTY) (@Aboa_Banku1) October 18, 2021
Shatta Wale stated that he felt his life was under threat, for which reason he vowed that until security agencies step up to address such threats, his whereabouts will remain unknown.
The pastor in question, Bishop Stephen Akwasi, popularly known as Jesus Ahuofe, was picked up by Police on Tuesday, October 19.
Subsequently, the musician was arrested on Tuesday evening after being declared wanted.
Meanwhile, the Police Service has advised citizens against publishing false information capable of disturbing the country’s peace.