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Funny Face Gets GHC120,00 Bail

Popular Ghanaian comedian, Benson Nana Yaw Oduro Boateng who goes by the stage name Funny Face, has been granted bail in the amount of GH¢120,000 with two sureties by the Kasoa District Court on Tuesday, April 9, 2024.

The incident occurred on Sunday, March 24, 2024, when the comedian was involved in a gory accident on the Kasoa-Nyanyano Kakraba highway at the Kakraba Junction.

He knocked down three pedestrians, causing severe injuries, and subsequently crashed into two motorcycles, injuring the riders as well.As a result of these incidents, he was remanded into police custody on Tuesday, March 26.Funny Face faced charges of drunk driving and careless driving in relation to the accident. Initially denied bail, he remained in police custody for two weeks before eventually being granted bail.

Presently, two of the victims are receiving treatment at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, while two others continue to be treated at the Mother and Child Hospital in Kasoa.

Following the recent court hearing on April 9, it was reported that four of the victims have been discharged from the hospital, while one victim who was in critical condition at the time of the accident is now recuperating.

Funny Face will be released from custody upon meeting the bail conditions, pending further legal proceedings.


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