Nigerian singer, Barry Jhay who was arrested in Ghana in connection with the death of his label boss, Karshy Gordon, has been cleared of the murder charges by the Ghanaian police.
Barry Jhay announced his freedom while releasing a report of an investigation carried out by the Ghanaian police via his Instagram account on Tuesday.
The Police report stated that Barry was attacked by his record label boss shortly after his girlfriend rushed in to where he (Barry) was recording a song to report that Karshy was behaving abnormally.
It disclosed that Karshy jumped down from the 4th floor of the hotel they lodged in 12 minutes after Barry whom he reportedly attacked with a knife fled the scene.
The report further revealed that an eyewitness and CCTV footage corroborated the claim.
According to the Police, “the investigations conducted so far has proven that the suspect, Oluwakayode Balogun is not guilty and has been cleared of all murder charges against him as postmortem examinations carried out on the deceased showed that he died of severe head injury and fall from a height.”
Find report below.
Was Barry Jhay involved in Kashy’s death?
In a video that ends at 12:42:39 am on Sunday, March 2, 2021, Barry Jhay can be seen exiting the hotel in perceived anger at 12:42:06. At 12:42:19 am, Barry Jhay can be seen outside the building pointing back at the building, possibly ranting.
At 12:53:16 am, Kashy can be seen falling to his death.
Result of investigation
The cause of death, according to Medical Pathologist, Dr. O. Owusu Afriyie are;
- Severe head injury
- Fall from height
Case docket has since been closed and Barry Jhay ceases to be a suspect.
Another statement, signed by Tope Salami ESQ. and Barry Jhay restates the terms of the police report.
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