Shatta Wale directs fans to clap for the IGP over outcome from his arrest

Shatta Wale is directing his fans to thank the IGP over the move by Ghana Police to clamp down on doom prophecies.

Shatta Wale in handcuff

After Shatta Wale’s arrest, the Ghana Police service held a meeting with religious and faith-based organizations to discuss ‘doom prophecies’.

At the meeting, the police warned religious leaders that “the law is against false publication thereby if you make your prophecy publicly without any evidence then you’ve breached the law and the law will deal with you”.

There is the need for everyone to learn something from what has transpired and know that it is against the law so when you go and breach the law then note that you’ll face the consequences alone.

Woe betides any pastor or prophet who embarks on the same target as what the other prophet did. If you’ve seen that it is wrong when you openly prophesy about someone to cause fear and panic then it’s your problem. You can go ahead and prophesy if you want to but the law is there to deal with you,” Alexander Kweku Obeng, Director of Public Affairs at the Ghana Police Service revealed this on Accra FM.

At the back of this move, the dancehall act who released a few days ago after his bail, is asking his followers to thank the IGP for this decision.

In a Facebook post seen by, he wrote “now that you have forgiven me can you say thank you to IGP GhanaPoliceService for calling all the religious leaders to caution them . Please clap for him”.

Before Shatta Wale was arrested, he issued a statement to say that he staged his shooting incident to highlight how his life has been threatened after a man of God, Jesus Ahoufe, said he will be shot on 18th October.

According to Shatta Wale, "the statement made by this false prophet has gotten me in a mood of violence since no one in this country cares. So the police of this country want to tell me none of them saw those threatening statements online to take action?".

"This pastor said 18th October Shatta wale will be shot and you want to tell me you didn’t see from you cybercrime department nor did u hear or came across anything like that online? I won’t wait for Ghana police to call my father and tell my father, his son got shot this afternoon, I won’t wait for Ghana stupid media houses to spread the news to my fans about me being shot because all we wish in this country is for dead people and funerals," he added.

Shatta Wale also noted that "if my life can be threatened and there is no law to take actions on that then I guess I will do what is right in the eyes of God. This is not the first time I have had these threats in this country am now I am going through this emotional trauma alone".

Later, after he was arrested, he also said that he will be willing to go to jail if that will make the men of God stop the doom prophecies.

Shatta Wale has been granted bail and set to re-appear in court on November 9, 2021 for his adjourned case to be heard.


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