- Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale, has apologized for exchanging words with a police officer who stopped his vehicle
- He stated that as civilians, it is good to give respect to policemen, as they are higher in rank
- The musician went on to say that policemen often provide security at his events, and as such it is wrong to exchange words with one of them
Dancehall musician, Shatta Wale, has in a new video rendered an apology to the Ghana Police Service for exchanging words with a policeman.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the music artiste was stopped by a police officer at East Legon, because he was allegedly seen driving an unregistered vehicle.
An unnamed policeman, who stopped him, was caught on camera engaging in a heated exchanged of words with him.
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The police officer was seen ordering the musician to follow him to the police station in their vehicle, but this was met with a protest from Shatta Wale.
Shatta Wale, it was reported, became upset and asked the policeman why he has decided to behave as he was doing towards a public figure like him.
The Director of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Sheila Buckman, however disclosed in an interview with Andy Dosty on Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM, that her outfit arrested Shatta Wale on Sunday, March 4, 2018.
He was charged with assaulting a police officer and had been granted enquiry bail.
In a live Facebook video on Monday, February 5, 2018, Shatta Wale rendered an apology to the police, for his conduct on the day of the incident.
According to him, aside the fact that he does not wish to tarnish his image, the police were very nice to him.
He further stated that policemen are usually present to provide security whenever he performs at an event, and for that matter, it was wrong for him to have conducted himself in that manner.
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