Celebs & The Law: Meet Ten Popular Celebrities In Ghana Who Has Ever Been Arrested For A Crime
The law is not a respecter of persons be it a politician, rich, poor, king or a celebrity. When you incur the wrath of the law, you will be dealt with. It’s plain and simple.
Celebrities world over fall victims to the law due to several crimes they could have easily avoided if they were cautious enough and Ghana Celebrities are not an exception. Some celebrities have had an encounter with the law.
Ghpage.com presents you with 10 popular celebrities in Ghana who haS ever been arrested for breaking the law.
1. IBRAHIM SIMA (EXOPA)
Ibrahim Sima was obviously the brightest among the lot. He was the owner of Exopa Modelling Agency. He was the same person who held the Exopa Fashion Week that saw Hollywood Star Boris Kodjoe gracing the carpet. In fact, he was seen as the Ghanaian fashionista who will take Ghanaian modeling to the world.
He was arrested in the September of 2009 at the Kotoka international airport carrying a substance believe to be weed into the airplane. The drug which was weighed 5kg was carefully hidden in four tubers of yam.
Fast Track Hight Court found him guilty on the 3rd March 2010 and sentenced him to 15 years in prison. Ibrahim Sima was serving his sentence in Nsawam prisons in thEasternrn Region where he suffered an internal injury during a football match. He died in 2015. such a bright destiny threw away just like that.
In early 2000, Goodies Production was very popular and it was frankly a privilege for an artist to get produced by Goodies. The production house worked with the likes of Lord Kenya, Tic Tac, VIP, Sydney, Mzbel, Nana Kwame, 2Face and Tony Tetuila (From Nigeria).
Mr. Isaac Abeiku Aidoo popularly known as Goodies was the CEO of Goodies Production. He was arrested at the Kotoka International Airport on 23rd April 2008 for trying to sneaking a substance believed to be Cocain (80 Pellets) into the United States.
Although he insisted the substance wasn’t his, he was convicted of it and he is currently serving 13 years term at the Nsawam Prison. Very unfortunate turn of events for such a bright star.
Mzbel has been arrested before for traffic related offense. Mzbel, Emmanuel Edem Nordzor ( A student) and Maxwell Mensah (A driver ) were arrested and remanded for five days by Accra Motor Court.
According to the report by the police. The controversial singer together with the two complices was accused of deliberately running into police patrol officer with their Mitsubishi 4×4 with registration number GR 9470-11 and sped off with the officer still holding onto the bonnet.
They drove for some minutes before stopping for the police officer to be safe. Although all three were processed for court, they were granted bail and that was the end of the case. Welcome to Ghana.
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