Powerful Rev. Owusu Bempah, 3 others arrested for assaulting Police Officers

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Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah
Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah

The Ghana Police Service has arrested a powerful Ghanaian man of God, Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah and three others.

According to the Police report, the Head Pastor of the Glorious Word Power Ministries International, Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah and three others have been arrested for assaulting Police officers.

In a statement, Kwesi Ofori, the Assistant Commissioner of Police, said, the other three suspects are Michael Boateng, Frederick Ohene and Nathaniel Agyekum. Two other suspects are on the run and the Police are pursuing them.

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The suspects are being detained for further investigations over the creation and circulation of multiple videos containing threats, the brandishing of a weapon and the assault of some Police personnel.

The Police said, after critically analysing the said videos and based on intelligence gathered, the Police embarked on an operation on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at the premises of the church to arrest the suspects.

During the operation, some members of the church, believed to have been under the direction of Reverend Bempah assaulted some Police Officers.

The injured personnel have received medical treatment and are responding to treatment.

The suspects are currently in custody and will appear before court on Monday, September 13, 2021.

The Police strongly cautions the public against any acts that will disturb the peace of the country.

“We wish to give the assurance that impartial investigations shall continue in this matter and the public will be duly updated.” The Police said.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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