Rev. Owusu Bempah, 3 others detained by police for assault on officers; set to appear before court today

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The Founder and Leader of the Glorious Word Power Ministries International, Reverend Isaac Owusu-Bempah, will today,Monday, September 13, 2021 appear before court to respond to alleged claims of assault on police personnel. 

The man of God will appear before the law court with three other suspects who are alleged to have been involved in the assault that took place at the premises of the church.

According to a statement by the Ghana Police Service, the three other suspects are Michael Boateng, Frederick Ohene and Nathaniel Agyekum. Two others are said to be on the run.

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The Police Public Affairs Department also added that the suspects had created and circulated multiple videos containing threats, the brandishing of a weapon and the assault of some police personnel.

After being detained by the Ghana Police Service, Reverend Owusu Bempah and the three other suspects will appear before the court today.

“After critically analyzing the said videos and based on intelligence gathered, the police embarked on an operation today Sunday, September 12, 2021, at the premises of the church to arrest the suspects,” portions of the police statement read.

The statement further added that “during the operation, some members of the church, believed to have been under the direction of Reverend Bempah assaulted some police officers”, parts of the statement read.

Meanwhile, earlier reports suggested that the arrest of the pastor is partly in connection with the storming of the home of converted fetish priestess Nana Agradaa with armed men.

Read the full statement below: 

 

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