Rapper Medikal pleads guilty for brandishing gun; fined GH¢3,600
Samuel Adu Frimpong popularly known as Medikal has been sentenced to a fine of 300 Penalty Units (GHc3,600) by the Circuit Court in Accra for displaying of arms and ammunition.
This was after Medikal changed his ‘not guilty’ plea to ‘guilty’ and convicted on his own plea.
The Court presided over by His Honour Emmanuel Essandoh has also directed the prosecution to release the gun to him.
The court said if he defaults in the fine, he will serve nine months in jail.
According to the prosecutor, Chief Inspector Terkpetey, 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. On October 21, the police acting on intelligence arrested the accused and handed him to the regional criminal investigations department for investigation.