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Rev. Owusu Bempah, 4 others charged with threat of death; remanded into Police custody

Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah, the General Overseer of the Glorious Word Power Ministry International has been remanded into police custody after being charged for threat of death on Monday 13th September, 2021.

Four others – Mensah Ofori, Michael Boateng, Frederick Ohene and Nathaniel Agyekum – were together charged with six counts.

They have all pleaded not guilty to the charges pressed against them for threatening to kill Patricia Oduro Koranteng, popularly known as Nana Agradaa.

In a video gone viral, the maverick preacher was seen with his men, some of whom wielded guns, at the home of Agradaa threatening her to step out of her room if she was brave enough. gathered that the pastor and his men went to the home of the converted fetish priestess after she dared him to step foot in her house.

While Rev Owusu Bempah and Ofori were charged with two counts of “offensive conduct conducive to the breach of peace” and threat of death, the remaining three were also charged with assault on a public officer.

Bail refused

The court refused to grant the plea of their lawyer Garry Nimako Marfo for bail.

It was the case of the prosecution that two of the police officers they assaulted are still on admission at the hospital.

The court presided over by Her Honour Afia Owusua Appiah dismissed the application for bail to allow prosecution enough time to investigate the case since they were only arrested on Sunday.

They are to reappear in court on 20th September, 2021.

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