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Ghanaian musician, Don K offers to settle Bulldog’s Ghc 48,000 court fine

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A rising Ghanaian hiplife artist, Don K has volunteered to pay the Ghc48k court fine imposed on artiste manager, Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson, aka Bulldog.

The budding musician, Don k claims that he has always wanted to work with Bulldog and for that reason, he wants to cover the charge.

‘I want to pay the money for Bulldog… the Ghc48K court fine … I want to pay because I want to work with him…I want him to manage me so I want to pay the fine then afterwards we talk about business,” Don K reportedly offered.

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It is quite unclear if Bulldog has settled the fine yet,  but according to Don K,” even if Bulldog has already paid, I still want to give him a refund…I want to be on record that I paid the fine for him.

The Accra Circuit Court fined Bulldog Ghc48,000 for saying on tv that President Akufo-Addo will not finish his second term if he does not pay customers of Menzgold.

Bulldog pleaded not guilty to the allegations, adamant that he never intended to threaten the President, and that his request to the President was made only in the interest of Menzgold’s clients.

He was however found guilty on Tuesday, January 11 after two years of trial by the court, presided over by Evelyn Asamoah.

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Bulldog was charged with  offensive behaviour to a violation of the peace and he must either pay a fine of Gh48,000 or serve 40 days in jail.

Read also:Bulldog fined GHc 48,000 for threatening President Akufo-Addo

Background

On January 9, 2021, Bulldog was part of panelists that appeared on an entertainment programme on United Television (UTV).

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When the issue of Menzgold came up for discussion on the show, Bulldog said, “the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will not finish his four year tenure if he failed to pay Menzgold customers.”

In his defence, the artiste manager cum entertainment critic said he never intended to threaten the President or breach the peace.

Rather, he said he wanted to appeal to the President’s conscience to help the customers of Menzgold.

However, in her sentence, the judge was of the considered opinion Bulldog could not had intended to appeal to the conscience of the President due to the gravity of his statement.

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The judge said the statement clearly threatened the President and was meant to incite people against the First Gentleman of the land.

“What he said could have serious security implications as it put the President in danger,” the judge said.

 

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