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Owusu Bempah back in cells after reporting sick at Police Hospital

Embattled head pastor of the Glorious Word Power Ministries International, Reverend Owusu Bempah, has been sent back the cells to serve his one week remand after reporting sick at the Police Hospital on Monday, shortly after he and four others were remanded.

According to Police source, Rev. Bempah spent two hours at the Police Hospital last night where he was treated and discharged, and taken back to cells.

The popular man of God, who boasts of his strong relationship with men and women in high places of power in Ghana including the President of the Republic, was charged with offensive conduct conducive to breach of peace, the threat of death, and assault of office public officers.

He had four others were remanded int police custody by an Accra Circuit Court to reappear on Monday, September 20, 2021, after they spent a day in cells on Sunday.

The Judge, Afia Owusuaa Appiah, said this will allow the police more time to carry out further investigations.

Earlier in Court on Monday, there was drama when Rev. Bempah arrived for the hearing.

Some of his church members who accompanied his tried to stop journalists from filming his arrival.

Using insults and jostling, they tried to disperse the media outside the court.

They also tried to stop the media from entering the courtrooms, which sparked a confrontation.

Police officers at the premises subsequently denied journalists access into the courtroom.

Rev. Bempah and the four others were arrested for creation and circulation of multiple videos containing threats, brandishing of a weapon, and assaulting somew police officers.

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