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Medikal remanded to Ankaful prison for five days

Ghanaian rapper, Samuel Frimpong who is known by his stage name as Medikal has been remanded to police custody for five days.

The rapper got on got arrested on Thursday evening by the police for brandishing a gun on social media. Request made for Medikal to be released was denied as he appeared in court today.

The court presided over by Justice Emmanuel Essandoh ruled that rapper, Medikal should be sent to the Ankaful prison for five days.

Medikal pleaded not guilty to the charge of displaying firearms and ammunition on social media.

Medikal's lawyer, Emmanuel Yeboah Gyan, pleaded with the court to grant his client bail as he is a law-abiding citizen and had family on standby to meet the bail conditions.

But the prosecution opposed the plea, arguing that the individual rights of Medikal to bail are subservient to the community interest which ought to be protected. He further argued that parts of the case are still under investigation.

In other news, Shatta Wale has been moved to Ankaful prison after the court remanded him for one week in police custody.

Source: Pulse.com.gh

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