The trial of hiplife artiste Emmanuel Botwe
popularly known as Kwaw Kese is expected to
begin today, Monday January 5, 2015.
His lawyer, Nana Kwesi Buetey confirmed this
to Citi News.
At the last hearing, the Kumasi Circuit Court
presided over by Judge William Boampong
granted him bail on health grounds.
The rapper is standing trial for allegedly
smoking publicly, a substance suspected to be
He was arrested by the Police in Kumasi on
November 22, 2014.
Kwaw Kese had been shuffling between jail
and the hospital since his arrest and pleaded
with the judge to grant him bail after the
He has since pleaded not guilty in the matter
even though the prosecution said in one of the
court appearances that medical tests on the
musician have revealed he had smoked the
Meanwhile, Kwaw Kese has started a
campaign against the use of illicit drugs,
warning the youth against using such