Award-winning musician Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale yesterday was arrested by the Ghana Police for faking his gunshot attack.

It would be remembered that a day after his birthday, news circulated on social media that the musician has been shot by some unknown gunmen at East Legon.

The news was shared by Shatta Wale’s PA known as Nana Dope on Snapchat, adding that Shatta was receiving treatment at a hospital.

A few hours later, it emerged that the act by Shatta Wale and his guys was just a publicity stunt.

This angered people who called for his immediate arrest since the act was against the law.

Shatta Wale clapped back and explained his reason for pulling such a stunt, saying he was doing that to draw attention to the fact that no one criticized the Prophet who made a doom prophecy against him.

Fast-forward yesterday evening Shatta Wale was arrested which got social media talking.