Court grants Shatta Wale’s request to settle Bulldog’s defamation suit out of court

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A High Court sitting in Accra has granted a request by lawyers of Charles Nii Armah Mensah, popularly known as Shatta Wale to settle the defamation case filed against him by Bullgod out of court.

The artist manager, Bulldog had sued the Dancehall artist, Shatta Wale over claims of defamation.

Bulldog, who is the plaintiff, is seeking damages for the alleged defamation and the same for malicious publication of falsehood against him by the defendant.

In court on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, lawyers of the plaintiff, led by Dr Justice Srem-Sai, told the court that the parties have started negotiations for settlement and would need a month’s adjournment.

Justice Joseph Adu Agyemang Owusu, presiding over the General Jurisdiction 13 of the Accra High Court, after listening to the parties, encouraged them to settle the matter out of court.

It would be recalled that on 2nd of November 2022, Shatta Wale made a publication on his Facebook page implicating his former manager, Bullgod, in the murder of artist manager, Fennec Okyere, among others.

Fennec Okyere was the manager of Kwaw Kese.

He was murdered at his Manet Gardens residence on the Spintex Road, Accra, on Thursday, March 13, 2014, by unknown assailants