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Court Fines Ghana Artiste GH 3,600 For Displaying Gun Publicly

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An Accra Circuit Court has fined rapper Samuel Adu Frimpong known in the music world as Medikal GHc3,600.

The musician was sentenced to the fine after he pleaded guilty to the charge of displaying gun in public.

Medikal initially pleaded not guilty to the charge when he appeared in court on November 26, 2021 but decided to change his plea.

The court presided over by His Honour Emmanuel Essandoh was expected to give its ruling on an application filed on behalf of the musician for the release of his gun.

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The ‘La Hustle’ singer however informed the court he wanted to change his plea.

The charge was read to him and he pleaded guilty to the charge of displaying arms and ammunition in a public place.

The court subsequently convicted him on his own plea and the court sentenced him to a fine of GHc3,600 or in defiance he will serve nine months in prison.

Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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