Musician Kwaw Kese, who is on trial for a drug related offence, has been granted bail.

Sources in Kumasi tell this website that his lawyers have managed to secure a bail for him ahead of his next court date on January 5.

A new plea for bail was upheld by the court, understands.

The prosecution did not oppose to the application. Trial judge Mr William Boampong thus granted him bail in the sum of GHC80, 000 with one surety without justification.

Kese, who has been on admission at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for a stomach-related complication can finally heave a sigh of relief.

On more than one occasion, attempts to secure him bail proved futile, as the trial judge thought the condition on which a bail was being sought for wasn’t adequately backed by evidence.

Several industry persons as well as legal experts argued for his release.

The musician was arrested by the police in Ashanti Region on the evening of Saturday November 22, for smoking a substance believed to be cannabis.

He’s been on remand for a little over a month at the Kumasi Central Prison

By: Oko Djane Kempis/

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