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An Accra Circuit Court has ordered Eugene Ashe, aka Wisa, a hip life artiste who is being tried for allegedly displaying his penis on stage, to deposit GHȼ 5,000.00 as security deposit for his bail.
The order came after the court reviewed his bail condition following his non-appearance in court for over two months.
According to the court Wisa’s non-appearance in court for over two months and revised his bail conditions.
He was earlier on granted GHȼ 8,000.00 with one surety by the Court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku.
When sitting resumed today prosecuting Inspector Judith B. Asante said the accused had “jumped bail” and failed to appear in court.
According to her Wisa should be remanded for him to respect the court.
Wisa’s counsel Mr Jerry Avernogbor said that at the last sitting, his client and his relations came to his office and they made some revelations.
According to him it would be difficult to make those revelations open court.
Counsel, said initially, he wondered why his client would run away from court because his case was not about murder or rape.
He urged the court to give his client one more chance and that if he breached the rules, he would ensure Wisa was incarcerated.
Wisa, of the song “Ekikimi,” fame, is being held for allegedly exposing his penis while performing at the Accra International Conference Centre on December 24, last year.
He has, however, denied a charge of gross indecent exposure. The matter has been adjourned to August 12.
The case of Prosecutor was that on December 25, the Accra Regional Police was alerted over a nude video posted on the internet from an unknown source, in which a popular Ghanaian artiste identified as Eugene Ashe, aka Wisa Creg, intentionally exposed his penis while performing live on stage.
According to the prosecutor Detective Inspector Judith B. Asante said the Police contacted the managers of Ashe to produce him at the Regional Police Headquarters for investigations and they did.
The prosecution said investigations into the matter revealed that on December 24, Airtel Communications Company and Citi FM, an Accra based radio station, organised an event dubbed: “December to Remember,” which included the accused as a guest artiste.
During the course of the show, the accused, while dancing with a female dancer identified as Monica Kumadeh, suddenly removed his penis out of his pair of jeans and began to caress the buttocks of the dancer.