Hiplife artiste Kwaw Kese has observed that
freedom is the most expensive thing in the
world and has therefore advised his fans not
to abuse their freedom, since they risked
‘Abodam’ told Starr Drive host Bola Ray in his
first ever media interview after he was granted
bail following his arrest in Kumasi for smoking
Indian hemp publicly that his few weeks of
incarceration in cells has made him appreciate
what it means to have one’s freedom.
“Freedom is expensive…use freedom wisely
because it’s very expensive…it’s the most
expensive thing…being locked up there is not
easy,” he told Bola Ray.
Kese was granted bail on health grounds on
Tuesday December 30, 2014 after being in
police custody for five weeks.
Before his bail, he had been on admission at
the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH)
after he took ill while in cells.
The controversial Ghanaian rapper was
arrested by the police in Kumasi on November
He was in the Ashanti Regional capital to
perform at an event on one Saturday.
Kese was picked up by the police a few
minutes ahead of midnight that same day,
while “cooling off after his show” at a popular
local hangout around Nhyeaso.
According to a police account, Kwaw who was
smoking the weed with a group of friends did
not fight the arrest.
“We all know cannabis and he will not deny,
he hasn’t denied” said the officer in charge of
the arrest, ASP Charles Appiah, who is the
head of the Drug Law Enforcement Unit at the
Kumasi police command.
The “King of the Streets” was first put before
court on a provisional charge of use of
narcotic drug without lawful authority. Kese
returns to Court next monYh