Controversial Pastor Bishop Daniel Obinim was arrested by Police officers from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and charged in court for publicizing false news and forging documents which breaks the law; Section 208 and 159 of the Criminal and other Offences Act, 1960; Act 29 respectively.
The head pastor of the International God’s Way Church is also under investigations for other offenses he was accused of.
The Deputy Superintendent of Police and Head of Public Affairs at the CID, Ms. Juliana Obeng signed a statement which revealed Obinim was sent to the Magistrate Court In Accra on Tuesday, May 19,2020.
He was granted bail of GHS 100,000 including three sureties, one to be justified and to appear again in court on June 1, 2020.
The statement also read:
“The CID administration, however, entreat the public to disregard the video circulating on social media on the arrest of Bishop Obinim. The video has no relation with the suspect’s arrest on Tuesday,May 19, 2020”.
Investigations are still ongoing and details of the case will soon be known.