Shatta Wale Arrested, Full of Smiles As He Is Handcuffed by Police

Shatta Wale Arrested, Full of Smiles As He Is Handcuffed by Police

  • Popular Ghanaian music star, Shatta Wale, has been arrested in connection to reports that he was shot
  • In photos making the rounds on social media, the music star was all smiles as he was paraded with handcuffs
  • The Ghana police confirmed the news of the dancehall music star's arrest in a post on social media via Facebook

Dancehall music superstar Shatta Wale, born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, has been arrested by the police.

Shatta Wale was arrested on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, in connection with the circulation of news that he had been shot by gunmen.

The police confirmed the arrest of Shatta Wale in a statement on Facebook.

Shatta Wale in handcuffs
Shatta Wale has finally been arrested Photo source: Ghana Police Service
Source: Facebook
"Shatta Wale Arrested. Details to follow shortly," the short statement read.

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Moments after announcing his arrest, the police shared photos of Shatta Wale handcuffed while in their custody.

The Dancehall star was full of smiles as he posed for what could be described as mugshots.

According to a statement released alongside the photos, Shatta Wale turned himself in to the police on Tuesday evening.

"After we publicly declared him and one other person wanted, the suspect, Shatta Wale, turned himself in today Tuesday 19th October 2021, at 8.59 pm.
"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.

See below for the photos and statement as posted on Facebook by the police service:

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