Popular artist manager, Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson, fondly called Bullgod, has sued his former artist, Shatta Wale.
Per the writ of summons that has surfaced on social media, Bulldog is suing the Shatta Movement boss over his recent pronouncements made on Facebook regarding the death of another artist manager, Fennec Okyere a.k.a. Fennicks.
In a writ filed at the Accra High Court, Bullgod is seeking damages for the pronouncements that he considers defamatory and also malicious against his person.
The writ also added that Shatta Wale’s claims via his page meant that he (Bulldog) is a criminal gangster and a danger to society and ought to be in jail.
Apart from the issues that bother on the death of Fennec in the writ, the lawyers of Bulldog also included the post of Shatta Wale that relates to former President Mahama and how the CEO of Bullhaus Entertainment was allegedly asked to procure gunmen for a supposed job and also women for him.
The reliefs Bulldog is seeking from the court are below…
1. A declaration of the Court that the series of publications made by the Defendant as particularised in the Statement of Claim are defamatory to the Plaintiff.
2. A declaration of the Court that the series of publications made by the Defendant in the Statement of Claim are malicious.
3. An order of the Court directed at the Defendant to on all his social media pages or accounts, make a publication on seven (7) consecutive days of an unqualified retraction of and unreserved apology for the defamatory words that the Defendant has published about the Plaintiff, such retraction and apology to be vetted and approved by the Plaintiff’s lawyers.
4. An order of the Court for perpetual injunction restraining the Defendant, his agents, workmen, assigns and servants from publishing or further publishing any defamatory words against the Plaintiff.
5. General damages for defamation.
6. Special damages for defamation.
7. Punitive damages for malicious publication of falsehood against the Plaintiff.
8. Cost, and
9. Any other orders or remedies that the Court may deem fit
See the writ of summons below…