Medikal granted GHc100k bail

Rapper Samuel Adu Frimpong popularly known as Medikal has been granted bail in the sum of GHc100, 000.

He is also to produce one surety who should be a public servant.

The case has been adjourned to November 9 after spending five days in prisons custody.

The rapper pleaded not guilty to one charge of displaying arms and ammunition when he first appeared in court last Friday.

The court presided over by Justice Emmanuel Essandoh, a High Court judge sitting with an additional responsibility as a circuit court judge granted them bail after hi ls lawyer repeated the previous application application

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

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

The prosecution led by Chief Inspector Dennis Terkpetey while opposing to 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 ought to be remanded.

Medikal’s wife Fella Makafui and his mother were also present in court.

Brief facts

The brief facts of the case as presented to the court, by Chief Inspector Terkpetey, the prosecutor, were that, the accused person is a popular musician and in the month of September, 2021, whilst in his car, the accused without any reasonable excuse displayed a rugger 9mm pistol and posted the video on his snap chart social media platform.

According to him, on March 26, 2021, the video of the weapon he displayed on snap chat went viral and “Adomonline” published same.

He said, on October 21, the police acting on intelligence arrested the accused and handed hon to the regional criminal investigations department for investigation.

The accused he said, admitted the offence in his investigation cautioned statement and was subsequently charged and arraigned.

story By: Murtala Inusah

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