An Accra Excessive Court docket presided over by Justice Joseph Adu Agyemang Owusu has requested Dancehall artist, Charles Nii Armah Mensah (Shatta Wale) and his former supervisor, Lawrence Asiamah Hanson (Bulldog) to settle their dispute out of court docket.
The court docket on the seventh of March, 2023 granted the request of Lawyer for the plaintiff, Justice Srem-Sai for the matter to be settled out of court docket.
The 2 who made an look in court docket yesterday have been noticed in viral photos shaking arms within the firm of their counsels.
In keeping with the lawyer for Bulldog, the 2 events have didn’t file their witness assertion as directed by the Court docket. This he stated was resulting from the truth that the events concerned have begun negotiations for a settlement
“The case is topic to settlement. We want to pray for yet one more adjournment to aim a settlement and relying on the result we might apply formally for an extension of time to file our witness assertion,” counsel for Bulldog advised the court docket.
Bulldog by way of his legal professionals is suing his former artiste, Shatta Wale for malicious statements and defamation in opposition to his character.
“The collection of publication that the Defendant has made and continues to make in regards to the Plaintiff are actuated by plain malice,” court docket paperwork revealed.
In keeping with the writ filed on the Accra Excessive Court docket, the plaintiff desires the court docket to grant him “basic damages for defamation, particular damages for defamation, punitive damages for the malicious publication of falsehood in opposition to the plaintiff, price, and every other orders or cures that the Court docket might deem match.”
Shatta Wale on the 2nd of November 2022 took to social media and threatened to disclose soiled secrets and techniques connecting Bulldog to the dying of the previous supervisor of Kwaw Kesse, Fennec Okyere.
The dying of Fennec Okeyere who was murdered in chilly blood by unknown individuals on the thirteenth of March, 2014 at his Manet Gardens dwelling on the age of 31 stays unsolved until this present day.
Bulldog who was concerned in a number of scuffles with the late artist supervisor was picked by the Felony Investigative Division (CID) of the Ghana Police to assist in investigations as a first-rate suspect.
On the recommendation of the Legal professional-Basic in 2017, the court docket acquitted and discharged Bulldog for lack of proof.
The defamation case has been adjourned to April 18, 2023.
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