Kwaw kese sentenced to prison


Controversial Ghanaian rapper, Kwaw Kese, who was arrested late last year for allegedly smoking cannabis has been sentenced to day’s imprisonment by the kumasi high court presiding over his case.

The artiste will also pay a fine of GHc1,200.

The Kumasi High Court gave the ruling Thursday after a number of adjournments, following the rapper’s arrest by police in Kumasi on November 22, 2014.

The controversial rapper was arrested for allegedly smoking cannabis in public and was remanded into prison after making an appearance in court.

He was then sent to Kumasi Central Prison where he spent the Christmas and was later granted bail on December 30 on health grounds.

The court, presided over by Judge William Boampong granted him 80,000 Ghana cedis bail with one surety to be justified.

After the bail, Kwaw Kese popularly called ‘Abodam’ showed remorse for his actions and  has since been playing advocacy roles in the call for decongesting the country’s prisons and also to improve conditions over there.

On Thursday April 23 however the court finally reached a verdict. Judge William Boampong sentenced “Abodam” to a day’s imprisonment and a fine of GHC 1,200.

Should he default in paying the fine, “Abodam” will go to prison for three years with hard labour. can exclusively confirm that the rapper and his managers have already paid the fine and the rapper is currently serving his sentence. Kwaw Kesse will be a free man by friday morning.