May 23, 2022

Court remands Medikal into Prison custody for five days

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Rapper born Samuel Adu Frimpong popularly known as Medikal has been remanded into prison custody for the next five days.

This was after the rapper pleaded not guilty to the charge of displaying arms and ammunition.

The “Omo ada” hit maker was arrested yesterday 21th October 2021 for displaying a weapon on social media.

The court presided over by Justice Emmanuel Essandoh, a High Court judge sitting with additional responsibility as a circuit court judge remanded the accused person into prison custody for five days.

Lawyer for the accused Emmanuel Yeboah Ghana had argued that his client is well known and has lived all his life in the country and will not disobey the court.

According to him, if granted bail he had persons to stand sureties for him including his wife and mother.

The prosecution led by Chief Inspector Dennis Terkpetey while opposing the grant of bail said, the interest of the larger society is what the court must consider.

He argued that there is an aspect of the case that is still under investigation and he ought to be remanded.

Meanwhile Fella Makafui, Medikal’s wife including his mother were in tears throughout the court sitting.

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