Reggae/dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has been arrested by officers of the Ghana Police Service.The Service confirmed his arrest in a Facebook post on Tuesday, October 19.
According to the report, the singer turned himself in after the Police declared him wanted.“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,” the Service further added.
Preliminary investigations by the Police revealed the widely reported gunshot attack on Shatta Wale on Monday was a hoax.The Police suspected the singer’s involvement after he broke his silence following viral reports that he had been attacked and shot by unknown assailants.
“Shatta Wale and one other person popularly referred to as ‘Deportee’ are currently being pursued for their possible involvement and knowledge of the circulation of false information with the intention to cause fear and panic. No one will be spared if Police investigations point to their possible criminal culpability in this matter,” the Service assured.
According to the Shatta movement boss, he undertook the action due to a prophecy by one 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, in a 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 .