Ben is a lawyer born and brought up in Black Town and currently on death row for multiple murder charges. Black Town in Ghana is a ghetto that has been neglected by the government The movie details Ben’s journey to prison. The story starts with Big Joe, a representative of a Russian Cocaine cartel that specialises in trafficking Cocaine from South America to Africa. Big Joe was Ben’s only client. When Big Joes money is stolen in a street robbery Black Town is thrown into disarray, everybody from common street thugs to the chief of police is trying to get their hands on the money for themselves.
Mary and Kingsley are childhood sweethearts. Mary’s mother is not in favour of the relationship as Mary has been promised to another man. The family are indebted to him as he put Mary through school and takes care of the family’s financial needs. Their families are virtually at war with each other and so they make the decision to keep their relationship on the down low and start meeting each other late at night when no one will see them. The relationship is short lived as a series of events follows that changes the life course of all those involved.