Famous Ghanaian comedian, Benson Oduro Boateng recognized by his stage name Funny Face has evidently been arrested by the police at Kasoa for illegal discharge of fireman.
“On the 8th of February 2021, around 3:30 pm, the Millennium Police Command arrested the comedian, Funny Face in connection with a felony of discharging firearm in a public place.”
DSP Oppong in the interview defined that the police obtained a complaint from the pub worker.
A fight follow between the bar worker and Funny Face in the bar when he visited the place.Funny Face is stated to have left the bar following the fight and later returned with a pump-action gun, firing a warning shot at the pub.
“Currently Funny Face is in the care of the police but he will be granted bail today (Tuesday). The drinking spot worker is likewise in the care of the police and we’re investigating him for assault,” the police PRO added.According to her, Funny Face additionally reported the bar worker for assault and has since been sent to a clinic for treatment.
She said that the comedian at the time of his arrest shows to be violent but was muted and brought in by the police.
DSP Ofori suggested that the pump-action gun has been recovered from the comedian and that the police have also been able to retrieve a few proof from the scene.
She adds that the police amongst other things will as a part of their investigation seek to establish the real ownership of the gun and set up whether the comedian has a license to own the firearm.
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