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It’s being wildly reported on social media that Ghanaian dancehall singer, Shatta Wale has been hospitalized after he was shot by some gunmen.

According to the several reports, he was reportedly shot by gunmen at East Legon on Monday evening, leaving him in a critical condition. The singer is reported to have been admitted at an emergency unit of a hospital (yet to be known) in Accra following the incident.

Shatta Wale’s Personal Assistant, Nana Dope confirmed the report on his Snapchat and asked Ghanaians to keep Shatta Wale in their prayers. He also revealed that videos of the singer in a pool of blood shouldn’t be circulated on social media.

He wrote,

“Please those circulating the video should kindly stop!! i believe the king is gona come out alive and okay!!! keep him in your prayers! they can never bring a good man down!!! shatta wale is stronger than this so lets be otroch for him.”

Nana also revealed that the Ghanaian police intervened after the shooting. He added;

“Thanks to all those calling to check up, the king is still at the emergency ward receiving treatment THE GUNMEN ARE STILL ON THE RUN Thanks to Ghana Police.”

Ghana Police in reaction took to Facebook to share an update:

Police Investigates Claims of Shooting Incident Involving Shatta Wale.

The attention of the Police has been drawn to the widely circulated news on the alleged gunshot-attack on one Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale.

On hearing the news, the police have launched an investigation into the matter including making contacts with some of his close friends and family members and all of them claim not to have knowledge of his whereabouts or the alleged incident.

A team has visited the house of Shatta Wale and he cannot be found there.

Over the last few hours, the Police have searched and continue to look for Shatta Wale at hospitals in Accra.

Whilst we continue our investigations, the Police is appealing to the public to provide any information concerning the whereabouts of Shatta Wale to the numbers 18555, 191 and 0302773906

UPDATED: Two in Police Custody for Spreading False Information in Connection with Alleged Gunshot Attack on Shatta Wale.

Below is a fresh new statement from the Ghanaian Police:

The Police have today, 19th October, 2021, arrested Kojo Owusu Koranteng, also known as Nana Dope and Eric Venator, alias Gangee, for allegedly spreading false information with the intention to cause fear and panic.

The arrest of the suspects is in response to the alleged circulation of false claims on the alleged gunshot attack on Shatta Wale.

Preliminary investigations by the Police reveal the widely reported gunshot attack on Shatta Wale yesterday Monday, 18th October, 2021 was a hoax.

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.
We want to caution any individual or group to desist from making false claims and engaging in acts, capable of disturbing the peace of the country because the law will come after you.

UPDATED: Police Have Arrested Charles Nii Armah Mensah Popularly Known as Shatta Wale.

Below is a fresh new statement from the Ghanaian Police:

The Police have arrested Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale.

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

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.

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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