‘FREE AT LAST,’ Says Shatta Wale, After His Legal Battles Are Over

'FREE AT LAST,' Says Shatta Wale, After His Legal Battles Are Over

Shatta Wale has expressed gratitude for the public and fan support he has received during his legal battles. Say he’s ‘free at last’.

The musician thanked his lawyer and the court in a Twitter post.

“Being thankful and expressing gratitude is an important part of being happy in life. I wish to take this opportunity to say thank you to my Lawyer, Jerry, the Judge, Shatta Movement and the entire nation for the support through these trying times. #OnGod

Shatta Wale pleaded guilty to the charge of spreading fake news on social media early today, June 29, 2022.

The charge stems from the artist’s publicity stunt late last year, which implied he had been shot.
When the Ghana Police Service investigated the veracity of the claims, they discovered that the dancehall act was never admitted to any Accra hospital. Shatta later admitted that the shooting was a hoax intended to draw attention to a false prophecy made about him.

Following several court appearances since his arrest as a result of that publication, an Accra Circuit Court presided over by Emmanuel Essandoh fined him GHC2,000 for the false claims.

According to Graphiconline, the court fined Shatta Wale after he changed his plea from not guilty to guilty, and stated that if he did not pay the amount, he would be imprisoned for three months, but Shatta Wale’s tweet indicates that he has paid the fine.

Mello
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