Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah of Glorious Word Power Ministries including three others from his church have been arrested by the police.
Rev Owusu Bempah was arrested after the attack of some police officers at his church premises on Sunday,September 12.
A statement released has confirmed his arrest.The statement was dated September 12, signed and issued by the acting Director-General of Police Public Affairs, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Mr Kwesi Ofori.
Mr Kwesi Ofori named other three suspects as Michael Boateng, Frederick Ohene and Nathaniel Agyekum.Two other suspects are on the run and the police are pursuing them.
According to the statement,
They have been 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”.
“After critically analysing 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.”
“During the operation, some members of the church, believed to have been under the direction of Rev Bempah assaulted some police officers.
The statement said,
“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,” it added.