The Ghana Police Service have released a statement in reaction to reports that Dancehall musician, Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, known professionally as Shatta Wale has been shot at East Legon in Accra.
Since the news went viral on Monday, October 18 that the Gringo hitmaker has been shot by unknown assailants and has been admitted to an undisclosed health facility receiving treatment in the intensive unit, there has been no video or pictures to corroborate the story.
Meanwhile, the police have mounted an intensive search for him ‘dead or alive.’
Read the full Statement below:
Police Investigate Claims of Shooting Incident Involving Shatta WaleThe attention of the Police has been drawn to the widely circulated news on the alleged gunshot attack on one Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale.
On hearing the news, the police have launched an investigation into the matter including making contacts with some of his close friends and family members and all of them claim not to have knowledge of his whereabouts or the alleged incident. A team has visited the house of Shatta Wale and he cannot be found there
Over the last few hours, the Police have searched and continue to look for Shatta Wale at hospitals in Accra.Whilst we continue our investigations, the Police is appealing to the public to provide any information concerning the whereabouts of Shatta Wale to the numbers 18555, 191 and 0302773906.