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Shatta Wale might face a 3-year jail sentence over VGMA chaos -Lawyer

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Legal practitioner and broadcast journalist Samson Lardy Anyenini has opined that reggae dancehall artiste Shatta Wale is likely to face a three-year jail sentence over the chaos he caused at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

According to Samson, the ‘My Level’ hitmaker could be charged with obstructing the police officers from executing their job when he stormed the stage forcefully with his entourage.

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“If the police were stopping Shatta and his team from accessing the stage, as reported, and they forced their way up there, they could also be up for the offence of obstructing the police officers from executing their job.

This also attracts up to 3 years in jail if a court exercises the option of a custodial sentence instead of a fine.

If they take the view that the conduct amounts to the prohibited riotous behaviour including that conducive to breach of the peace, and are successful in proving the same in court, the accused is liable to up to 3 years in jail or may be made to pay a fine, sign a bond to be of good behaviour etc.

The punishment depends on the gravity of the prohibited conduct”, Samson Lardy disclosed.

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This statement is in relation to the scuffle that happened between dancehall artistes Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy at the 20th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

Shatta Wale mounted the stage while Stonebwoy was receiving his award for the Reggae Dancehall Artiste of the year.

This caused confusion between members of the two musicians and ended in Stonebwoy pulling out a gun.

However, the two were arrested that same night and spent the night in a police cell and were later granted bail with sureties attached.

They are to re-appear in court on 20th June 2019.

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