Celebrities around the world are celebrated for what they do best, and regardless of their influence or popularity, they are not above the law.
Times and seasons have proven that celebrities are like ordinary people and can be brought to justice if they go wrong.
Browngh.com has described several Ghanaian celebrities who have previously been detained.
Ghanaian musician Geeman and actor Jagger Pee were arrested after Geeman shot a taxi driver during a crack.
The main culprit Geeman was sentenced to death, while Jagger Pee was sentenced to life imprisonment for crime.
Given the popularity of the celebrities involved, the case became of great interest in the country.
Jagger Pee appealed his sentence and served a shorter term while Geeman enjoyed a presidential pardon and was released in 2009.
Geeman has been an evangelist since his release from prison.
Ghanaian music producer Isaac Abeokuta Aidoo aka Goodies was arrested at Kotoka International Airport on April 23, 2008 after trying to bring a substance that is believed to be cocaine (80 pellets) to the United States.
Goodies was 13 years in prison and was released in 2014 after 6 years in the Nsawam Prisons.
Goodies was one of the most effective, productive, and influential producers in the early 2000s.
He has produced songs for top artists such as Lord Kenya, Tic Tac, VIP, Sydney, Mzbel, Nana Kwame, 2Face and the Nigerian singer Tony Tetuila.
The sad part is that he was arrested when he was at its peak in the music brotherhood.
Ibrahim Sima (EXOPA)
EXOPA Modeling Agency chief executive officer Ibrahim Sima was arrested at Kotoka International Airport in September 2019 and carried a substance that is believed to bring weeds onto the plane.
The drug was thoughtfully hidden in four tubers of yam. Although he denied the knowledge of drugs, he was detained for 15 years and died in Nsawam prison in 2014.
Ibrahim Sima aka EXOPA was a household name in the fashion industry. At its peak, he organized fashion week inventions where Hollywood star Boris Kodjoe graced the event.
Ghanaian rapper Emmanuel Botchwey was arrested for smoking weeds in public.
After a series of swagger and music about weed smoking, Kwaw Kese was finally arrested on November 22, 2014 at the Plus Two drinking place in Kumasi for smoking a substance that was believed to be marijuana.
The music director of Mad Time was sentenced to one day in prison and fined 1,200 Ghz.
Deeba’s case is probably the most disgusting and serious of all. After all the fame and women he attracted with his fame, it was found that the celebrity soiled his stepdaughter from the age of 8 to the age of 13.
He was arrested in Ghana and extradited to the United Kingdom, where he is serving a prison term. Deeba’s official name is Acheampong Deeba.
After Shaka Zulu was a key star in the Tigo Honey Chukchuk commercial, he became reproachful.
There were rumors that he was involved in numerous robberies and thefts, but his cup was full when he and his friends were arrested for robbing a Nigerian in Batsona. The gang took away 5 laptops, a wristwatch and GHS 150,000. He was a bouncer and model.
Samuel Safo, popularly known as Showboy, was a former member of the AMG gang that lives in the United States.
Until his prison sentence, Showboy was a very malicious celebrity who liked to brag about his things and started “beef” with other celebrities.
He was jailed in March 2019 for stabbing Shatta Wales friend. He is currently in prison in the United States for 6 years.