Shatta Wale Court case: Police yet to file witness statement
On June 15, the prosecution in the case of controversial dancehall musician Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale and the other three seeks the Accra circuit court to suspend their case in order for them to file their witness statements.
Attesting the witness statement will however encourage for the court to begin a case management conference.
After the management conference, a date for the trial will be set.
The Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Maxwell Oppong who led the prosecution informed the court that he has taken over the docket from his colleague and needs time to attest to the witness statement.
The court granted the prosecution’s request and suspended the case until June 29th.
The self-acclaimed dancehall king is standing trial with Kojo Owusu Koranteng, popularly known as Nana Dope, Eric Venator, aka Gangee and Iddirsu Yusif, for publishing false news.
Charles Nii Armah, popularly known as Shatta Wale is on a GHC100,000 self-recognisance bail while his other three accomplices are on GHC100,000 each bail with a surety.